Driver shot after passenger warns of gunman on the curb overnight
BATON ROUGE - One person was shot while driving near Belaire High School Thursday night.
Baton Rouge police said they responded to a shooting investigation in the 12000 La Margie Avenue.
Two people were in a car when a gunman opened fire from the street, police said. Before the gunfire, the passenger told the driver there was someone with a gun, pointing at them. When the driver looked, the gunman fired shots into the car.
The driver was hit in the chest by a bullet and drove himself to the hospital.
Police said the passenger was not shot and ran from the scene before being questioned.
There are no suspects.
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