BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police said they arrested a 38-year-old man after a woman was shot in the chest early Friday morning.
The Baton Rouge Police Department said Roy Hayward is accused of shooting a 28-year-old woman after an argument. Her name was not released.
The shooting happened in the 12000 block of Province Place around 4 a.m.
Cpl. L'Jean Mckneely Jr. with BRPD said the victim was taken to the hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.
Hayward was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of attempted first-degree murder, illegal use of a weapon and illegal carrying of a weapon.
A second person was taken into custody for questioning, but was released. Police dogs and a helicopter were used in the search.
The investigation is ongoing.