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Gunshots reported at BRG Mid-City

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Posted: Sep 3, 2010 1:46 AM by Matthew Wattigny
Updated: Sep 3, 2010 2:38 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: gunfire, reported shooting, Baton Rouge General, Mid-City campus, hospital

News 2 is investigating reports of gunfire at Baton Rouge General's Mid-City campus, and police surrounded the hospital on Florida Boulevard.

Around 12:30 a.m., police received the report of gunshots. Officers have not found any shooting victims as of this writing. They searched the building and surrounding area for a possible gunman.

BRPD put its helicopter in the air, and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is also assisting in the search.

Police sealed off the area, closing Florida Blvd. to traffic.

News 2 will provide more information as it becomes available.

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