Police investigating shooting at Baton Rouge apartment complex

Baton Rouge police are capping off a busy weekend with another shooting in Baton Rouge.

Police were on the scene of the Tiger Plaza Apartments around 7:30 p.m. Sunday. A man was shot in the leg at the back of the complex on Alvin Dark Ave near Tiger Land.

Police have not released details on a motive. No arrests have been made.

It has been a bloody weekend across Baton Rouge.

On Friday, a 14 year old was shot in the chest at a home on Washington St. He was transported to the hospital, and his condition was unknown.

BRPD are investigating after a 14 year old was shot in the 5000 block of Washington St. Friday

Friday afternoon, two teenagers were shot in a drive-by shooting at the Cadence Apartments near Southern University.

Geore Hankton, 19, died on the scene. An 18 year old was transported to a hospital in serious condition.

Upwards of a dozen people were shot overnight Sunday in a mass shooting at Club Dior Bar & Lounge on Bennington Ave., according to multiple sources.


It’s unclear what led up to the shooting but at least five people were transported to area hospitals by an ambulance. However, multiple other people showed up to various Baton Rouge hospitals on their own in private vehicles. In total, 12 people were injured by gunfire.

MORE: Mass shooting overnight in BR club leaves 12 people shot

Baton Rouge Police is leading the investigation into the shooting. As of now, no arrests have been made and a motive of what led to the shooting in unclear.

Anyone with any information about any of the shootings is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP. You can also submit an anonymous tip online.

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