Teen accused of attempted murder, argument started over cat

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A 15-year-old male has been arrested in connection to a shooting that left a man in critical condition on Tuesday evening.

Baton Rouge Police say the victim was shot multiple times by the teen because of a dispute over the teen's dog trying to attack the victim's cat.

Anonymous tips from the community lead to the identification of the suspect.

The teen was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Juvenile Detention Center and was charged with attempted second degree murder, illegal discharge of a weapon, and simple criminal damage to property.

The victim remains in critical condition.

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