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2 men shot while sitting in vehicle, suspect arrested

18-year-old Jarred Young (Source: EBRSO) 18-year-old Jarred Young (Source: EBRSO)
ZACHARY, LA (WAFB) -

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office have arrested a man accused of shooting into a vehicle and injuring two men. 

According to a probable cause report, Zachary Police received a call from Lane Regional Medical Center just before 7 p.m. Friday about two men who were admitted with gunshot wounds. 

When investigators went to the hospital to interview the men, the men told them that they were sitting inside of a car in the 5400 block of Highway 19. when someone opened fire on them from outside of the passenger's side of the vehicle. 

One of the men received a gunshot wound to the to the right hip. A second man was shot in the face. 

The third man in the vehicle managed to drive the two injured men to the hospital.

The names of the victims were not released.

The alleged shooter was later identified as 18-year-old as Jarred Young. 

Young was arrested by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison where he has been charged with three counts of attempted first degree murder, illegal use of a weapon and possession of schedule I drugs. 

His bond has been set at $231,000. 

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