BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man is facing multiple charges after a shot was fired inside a Baton Rouge hospital late Wednesday night, according to investigators.
Officials said it happened at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center around 11:45 p.m.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office reported Brandon Williams, 22, of Gonzales, was arrested.
Reports indicate that one shot was fired in a 6th floor waiting room of the hospital. No one was injured.
The hospital released the following statement:
According to the probable cause report, Williams was standing in a crowd of several people when hospital staff members heard a gunshot.
The report added a model T .22 caliber handgun was found in the garbage can of a restroom that video showed Williams leave from after the shooting.
Williams was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of illegal use of a weapon, taking of contraband to state-owned hospital, and aggravated criminal damage to property.
The Baton Rouge Police Department is assisting the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office with the investigation.