BRPD: Man shot while attempting to break up fight on Breckenridg - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

BRPD: Man shot while attempting to break up fight on Breckenridge Dr.


Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured Wednesday night. 

According to police, they received a call just after 9:30 p.m. about a shooting in the 5700 block of Breckenridge Drive. 

When police arrived, they found a black male with a gunshot wound to the chest. 

The victim was taken to Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center where his injuries are not believed to be life threatening. 

Detectives say while at the scene they learned that the victim and several other men had been involved in a fight at Uncle Moe's Food Mart and Deli located on Plank Road. After the fight the victim and his friends left the business and went to the home on Breckenridge Dr. 

Two men later began fighting in the front yard of the home. 

When the victim attempted to break up the fight, an unknown male pulled out a gun and shot the victim. 

If you have any information about this incident you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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