BRPD debunks movie theater shooting rumor - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

BRPD debunks movie theater shooting rumor

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A rumor spread through social media has been debunked by the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Reports of a potential movie theater shooting in Baton Rouge Sunday night were spread through Facebook and Twitter. After investigation, BRPD traced the tip and discovered it to be a rumor generated somewhere in Mississippi. 

Officials in Mississippi are investigating further. 

Again, BRPD wants to emphasize this is a rumor.

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