Emergency officials respond to shooting on Poinsettia Street; 1 stable, but with serious injuries

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Emergency officials responded to a shooting on Poinsettia Street Wednesday night.

The incident reportedly happened just before 9 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1 on Poinsettia Street near Aspen Place and Albany Street in the Glen Oaks area. EMS officials say one person was transported to a local hospital in stable condition, but that the injuries are serious.

Officials with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office say the male victim was shot in the leg. Neighbors in the area say they heard seven gunshots.

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