Four separate shootings within five hours in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La. — Baton Rouge Police are piecing together four separate shootings that took place Monday night.

The shooting happened between 6:30pm and 11pm on Monday, March 13th, that’s within nearly a five-hour timespan.

Starting at 6:30pm, there was a shooting in the 800 block of N. 23rd St. Sources tell Unfiltered with Kiran a man showed up to confront a woman claiming she was hiring someone to hurt his friend with some sort of violence. That’s when the man allegedly shot at a woman, who was sitting in her car in the driveway. Thankfully, the woman was not hit by any of the bullets but her vehicle did take three bullets. The man is accused of having threatened to shoot both women before he left the scene. No arrests have been made in this case as of yet.

Then, the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a double shooting on Pride-Baywood Rd. in the northern part of the parish. Two people were shot in the shoulder with non-life threatening injuries.

Around 9pm, there were two shootings just minutes apart.

The first one was in the area around North Acadian Thruway and Bogan Walk. A woman was driving when she came upon two teenagers on bicycles. The duo was riding in front of her car and she had to stop to keep from hitting them. That’s when the woman told officers the two young men rode along her car and one started shooting at her. She was hit in the arm and transported to a hospital.

Minutes later and 1.5 miles away, a man was shot while in his vehicle. The suspects are described as two young men on bicycles. This one happened in the 1000 block of N. 44th St. with officers responding to a shot spotter call, meaning someone fired a shot and it was picked up by the shot spotter.

The victim told officers he was two young men on bikes came up to him. One had a gun and fired through through the vehicle’s windshield hitting the man in the chest. After he was shot, the two suspects ordered the man out of his vehicle and stole his truck. They loaded their bikes in the bed of his truck and took off.

The victim flagged down an officer and said he had been shot. Meanwhile, the stolen truck was found about a mile away after the duo hit a stop sign. They’re accused of fleeing the scene on their bikes.

The man was taken to a hospital for non-life threatening injuries. No arrests have been made at this time.

The last shooting Monday night was just before 11pm in the 12000 block of Mumford Dr. A man was standing in his driveway when vehicle drove by and someone shot him. He was transported to a hospital for a shooting to the wrist and non-life threatening injuries.

No arrests have been made in any of the cases. Anyone with information on any of the above crimes or any crimes is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP.

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