BRPD investigates attempted murder-suicide on Wooddale Blvd

BRPD investigates attempted murder-suicide on Wooddale Blvd

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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