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Police arrest man who shot at officers, barricaded himself in home Friday night

3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago Saturday, September 03 2022 Sep 3, 2022 September 03, 2022 12:03 PM September 03, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ
Oliver Jones

BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested Friday night after he shot multiple rounds at officers then barricaded himself inside his home. 

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, 62-year-old Oliver Jones was shooting a gun at his home on Arizona Street when someone called the police about shots fired in the area around 10:50 p.m. 

When officers showed up, Jones started shooting at them and then ran inside his home. 

The BRPD's Special Response Team came to the scene and arrested Jones without injuries to anyone involved. 

Jones was booked for attempted first-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon. 

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