BRPD searching for shooter near popular Government Street restaurant
BATON ROUGE - Police searched the area near Doe's Eat Place after a shooting in an adjacent parking lot around 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Restaurant patrons reported being asked to stay inside as officers searched for a suspect outside.
EMS was not dispatched to the scene since someone drove the shooting victim to a hospital. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Armed Robbery detectives were on scene working with homicide detectives, according to BRPD.
During the search, Baton Rouge Firefighters arrived and put out a fire inside a dumpster on the property. Moments later, police searched the dumpster for evidence.
Police have not released any information on a suspect.