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.