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Four hurt after three shootings reported in Baton Rouge Tuesday

4 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Tuesday, August 14 2018 Aug 14, 2018 August 14, 2018 4:27 PM August 14, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating yet another shooting in the Baton Rouge area Tuesday.

The latest incident was reported around 4 p.m. near the intersection of Shelley Street and Beechwood Drive. Authorities said two people were hurt, but they appeared to be in stable condition.

It's the third shooting reported in the city Tuesday after two people were injured in separate incidents around Florida Boulevard earlier in the day.

The second shooting was reported just after noon in the 2700 block of Convention Street. Authorities say a man was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

Earlier Tuesday morning, police began investigating another shooting on Florida Boulevard which left one person injured. The locations in which the first two shootings were reported run parallel with one another.

Police have not said whether they believe any of the shootings are connected. 

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