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Man shot after failed attempted robbery

1 year 1 month 3 weeks ago Saturday, August 26 2017 Aug 26, 2017 August 26, 2017 4:49 PM August 26, 2017 in News
Frank Johnson Courtesy of EBRSO

BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested a man after his attempt to rob a friend backfired.  

According to police documents, 30-year-old Frank Johnson flagged down the victim for a ride on Old Scenic Hwy Friday evening. Once in the vehicle, he pulled out a gun from under his clothing. 

Before Johnson was able to fire, the victim pulled out a hidden revolver and shot Johnson in the left leg, pushing him out the moving vehicle. 

Police found Johnson on the side of the road with a metal crack pipe. He denied shooting the victim or even having a handgun. Johnson says he was shot after having a money dispute with the victim. 

He received medical treatment and was transported to the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. 

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