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Man shot with flare gun at hotel near S. Sherwood Forest

5 years 10 months 2 days ago Wednesday, July 26 2017 Jul 26, 2017 July 26, 2017 8:09 PM July 26, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews are responding to reports of a man shot in the arm with a flare gun in a hotel near S. Sherwood Forest Blvd.

Deputies say it happened at the InTown Suites on Sherwood Forest Court around 8 p.m., less than a mile from Airline Highway.

According to an EBRSO spokesperson, a male victim was shot in the arm by a friend with the flare gun inside their room. The victim was burned, and his injuries are described as non-life threatening.

Officials say the friend who fired the flare gun fled the scene and could be charged whenever he is caught.

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