Two in custody after reportedly shooting at vehicle with assault rifle

Source: WAFB
Source: WAFB

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Law enforcement officials were searching for a heavily armed suspect Monday night after shots were reportedly fired on Plank Road.

Officials were searching for a suspect reportedly armed with an assault rifle. Multiple shots were allegedly fired on Plank Road near Iroquois and Seneca Streets. The shots were reportedly fired between 6:30 and 7 p.m. The Baton Rouge Police Department has set up a perimeter as the search continued.

A black Mercedes was reportedly shot at with the assault rifle. Two people are now in custody. Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department say there were two shooters and that both guns have been recovered. A Street Crimes officer happened to be passing by and reportedly witnessed the incident.

There are no reports of injuries at this time.

Details are limited. We will update this story when we know more.

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