Two shot near Gus Young Ave. Friday
BATON ROUGE - Hours after a new, crime fighting task force was announced, Baton Rouge Police had to deal with a double shooting.
Two people were shot and taken to a hospital after gunfire in the 1500 block of North 48th Street near Gus Young Avenue.
BRPD officials say one of the victims was shot in the back, while the other suffered a gunshot wound to the leg.
Police say the victim that was shot in the back ran from police when they arrived on scene. They add the victim that was shot in the leg had a gun hidden in waistband of pants.
Officials say the victims in the shooting are not giving much information on the circumstances regarding the situation.
We'll update the story as more information becomes available.
Click HERE to read more about the task force.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Garden District residents still vigilant after suspects terrorizing neighborhood arrested
75 cooks competing for the Jambalaya World Champion title in Gonzales
Parents say Baton Rouge police took 20 minutes to respond to potential...
'It's a long time coming': Iberville Parish President pleased with potential bridge...
In wake of two boating fatalities, Pointe Coupee officials hoping for safe...
Southern baseball walks off Jackson State in SWAC Tournament
Southern baseball wins game one 21-2 over Alcorn
VIDEO: Former Saints and Tiger Devery Henderson talks about the difference between...
New NCAA rules tweak opens door for more SEC dominance
VIDEO: Devery Henderson Talk about Bluegrass Miracle and the Saints "Rebirth game"