Man shot with flare gun at hotel near S. Sherwood Forest
BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews are responding to reports of a man shot in the arm with a flare gun in a hotel near S. Sherwood Forest Blvd.
Deputies say it happened at the InTown Suites on Sherwood Forest Court around 8 p.m., less than a mile from Airline Highway.
According to an EBRSO spokesperson, a male victim was shot in the arm by a friend with the flare gun inside their room. The victim was burned, and his injuries are described as non-life threatening.
Officials say the friend who fired the flare gun fled the scene and could be charged whenever he is caught.
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