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UPDATE: Man in custody after allegedly shooting father

1 month 1 week 4 days ago Friday, October 04 2019 Oct 4, 2019 October 04, 2019 6:14 PM October 04, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

UPDATE: After authorities received a tip, Brown was found at a vacant house on Winnebago Street and taken into custody.

BATON ROUGE - Authorities say a man was shot by his adult son during a confrontation in a neighborhood off Foster Road Friday evening.

The shooting was reported before 5 p.m. on Northdale Drive near N. Park Avenue. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says the victim was transported to a nearby hospital and remains in stable condition.

According to the sheriff's office, the suspected shooter—identified as 33-year-old Charles Lee Brown—is the victim's son. 

Deputies are now searching the area for Brown, who may be armed. Authorities say he was last seen wearing a white shirt and black shorts.

The sheriff's office says Brown is wanted for attempted second-degree murder and illegal use of a firearm.

Anyone with information on the suspect's whereabouts is asked to contact officials at (225) 389-5000.

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