Man shot in leg by someone in passing car Monday
BATON ROUGE - Police tape and first responders blocked North Street near N 46th Street Monday afternoon after a man was found shot near Turner Plaza apartments.
Police now have evidence markers in a lane of North St. It is very evident that this happen out next to the street pic.twitter.com/naeBHEmu10— Brett Buffington (@BrettBuffington) August 24, 2015
Dispatchers sent police and emergency personnel to the scene shortly after 2 p.m. Police say a car pulled up next to the victim while he was walking down North St. A man got out, shot the victim in the leg, and drove away. The victim, a 33-year-old man, is in the hospital recovering from non-life threatening injuries.
Investigators haven't named any suspects, and a motive is unclear. Anyone with information is asked to call BRPD.
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