Woman robbed at gunpoint & then shot in Baton Rouge

Three people are in the a Baton Rouge hospital after they were all shot at trying to escape an armed robbery.

It happened at the Chevron Gas Station on Scenic Hwy. on Feb. 20th around 9pm.

A 23-yr-old woman told police she was walking out the store when she was approached at gunpoint and told to give him her purse. She ran to her car where her boyfriend and his friend were waiting and the three tried to drive off.

But the suspect shot several rounds at the vehicle hitting all three people. They did drive themselves to a hospital. Their injuries are unknown at this time.

At the scene, officers found several shell casings and evidence that the gun used was a rifle.

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