POSTED: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 7:20pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 2:52pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — UPDATE: The Baton Rouge Police Department has confirmed that the two victims include a 14 year old boy and a 23 year old female. We’re told the 14 year old boy was shot in his lower leg and the female was shot in her ankle.
Both victims were inside of their homes when the shootings occurred. The teen was located in a home on North 16th Street. The female was in a home on the 2000 block of North 15th Street.
No suspect or motive has been identified at this time.
If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.
ORIGINAL: The Baton Rouge Police Department was called to two separate shootings that sent two people to the hospital.
EMS works confirmed to NBC33 News that two patients were transported to a local hospital within the past hour. Both were suffering from single bullet wounds and both appear to be non life threatening.
The shootings happened on North 16th Street and 15th Street around the same time. It is unknown whether the two incidents are related.
Details are very limited at this time. We will continue to update as soon as information is available.