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Police investigating disturbance at Islamic Center

4 years 5 months 1 week ago Friday, August 14 2015 Aug 14, 2015 August 14, 2015 5:37 PM August 14, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Police said Friday they're investigating an incident at the Islamic Center in Baton Rouge involving a man with a gun.

Baton Rouge Police said around 9:20 p.m. Thursday they were called to the center near Louisiana State Police headquarters for reports of an armed man causing a disturbance.

Witnesses said the man, an estranged member of the center, came in with what they believe was a gun and started causing trouble. The man left before police arrived.

Officers said the man, whom police are not identifying, was taken to a local hospital for a mental evaluation and is still there.

No charges have been filed against the man as of Friday evening.

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