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Fight between strangers leads to man being rushed to hospital

11 months 3 weeks 4 days ago Sunday, July 23 2023 Jul 23, 2023 July 23, 2023 8:31 AM July 23, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - One man was injured in an incident near Airline Highway Saturday morning.

Authorities say that they responded to reports of a stabbing on Gwenadele Avenue around 6:30 a.m.. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, a man walked up to a stranger and an argument started, which escalated into a fight that left the man injured. 

Police say despite initial reports, the man had not been stabbed. The man sustained a skull fracture and developed bleeding on his brain.

The victim was transported to a nearby hospital where he was rushed into surgery.

His condition is unknown at this time.

Police do not currently have any suspects.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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