BRPD investigates attempted murder-suicide on Wooddale Blvd - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

BRPD investigates attempted murder-suicide on Wooddale Blvd

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating an attempted murder-suicide near Coratna mall. 

Police say the shooting happened around 7 p.m. in the 1600 block of Wooddale Court Friday. 

When police arrived at the scene they found a 27-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound and the male suspect with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The woman was rushed to a nearby hospital with critical injuries. 

An investigation revealed that the victim and suspect were married and it is believed that the shooting was the result of a domestic dispute. 

The shooting remains under investigation. 

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