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Police: Man shoots victim during attempted armed robbery

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police are looking for a suspect after a man was grazed by a bullet during an attempted armed robbery Monday night.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported it happened at an apartment complex located at the intersection of Longridge Avenue and South Sherwood Forest Boulevard.

According to reports, the victim told police he was at the complex to meet some friends and while in the parking lot, a vehicle approached. The victim reportedly told investigators, the driver pulled out a gun and said, "Give it up."

Authorities said the victim tried to walk away, but a shot was fired into the ground and a fragment hit the victim in the leg.

Officers are searching for the suspect. No description was given of the suspect or the vehicle.

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