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Suspect arrested after shooting at BR police officer

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Posted: May 3, 2012 8:02 AM
Updated: May 3, 2012 8:02 AM
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BATON ROUGE - An armed robbery suspect is in police custody this morning in Baton Rouge following a shooting at a local grocery store.

Investigators say the man, who police have not identified yet, tried to rob the store on Choctaw Drive around 8:30 Wednesday night.

The suspect then shot at an off-duty police officer working extra duty when the officer identified himself. The officer returned fire. No one was hit.

The suspect later fled the scene, but was later arrested by officers in the area.

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