Hotel security guard fires shot at armed robbery suspect, suspect remains on the loose

Hotel security guard fires shot at armed robbery suspect, suspect remains on the loose

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police said they are investigating a report of shots fired at a hotel during an attempted armed robbery early Wednesday morning.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said a security guard at the Comfort Suites on Valley Creek Drive, which is near College Drive south of I-10, fired a shot at the robbery suspect.

Investigators said the suspect ran off and they are not sure if he was actually hit. They added he ran behind the woods at the hotel.

The guard was only able to tell police the suspect was wearing all black.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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