Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Officials investigating reported accidental shooting on N. 7th Street

11 months 4 weeks 1 day ago Saturday, September 19 2020 Sep 19, 2020 September 19, 2020 9:59 AM September 19, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ
Brandon Spratley

BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead Friday evening on the 800 block of North 7th Street.

According to investigators, two friends, 20-year-old Jermaine Sampson and 19-year-old Brandon Spratley were returning from a shooting range. As Spratley was attempting to unload his gun, he discharged it by mistake, striking Sampson.

Sampson later died at the hospital as a result of his injuries.

Spratley was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of negligent homicide.

More News

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
7 Days