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One hurt after shootout erupts at Baton Rouge funeral

6 years 1 month 3 days ago Thursday, January 25 2018 Jan 25, 2018 January 25, 2018 7:26 PM January 25, 2018 in Crime
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE- Police say one person was taken to a hospital after a shooting broke out at a funeral Thursday evening.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. on Avis Street near Staring Lane. Police say people were gathered at a funeral repast when two individuals began shooting at one another.

One of the shooters was struck and taken to an area hospital. The second fled the scene.

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