BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Three men were arrested on drug charges following a shooting at a Baton Rouge apartment complex during an apparent robbery that left one person injured Wednesday night, according to investigators.
The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Orlando McMiller, 22, who lives at the apartment; Dominique Davis, 23, of Geismar; and Cade Duckworth, 22, of Baton Rouge; were all booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.
Authorities said the home invasion and armed robbery happened at The Lodges at 777 on Ben Hur Road around 9:30 p.m.
Sgt. Don Coppola said three men, including the one who was shot, were booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison in connection with the incident. He also said the man who was shot after being released from the hospital for a wound that was not considered life-threatening.
Coppola added the two armed robbers remain at large and police are searching for them.
Investigators think the three men arrested were targeted for drugs or money. According to the probable cause report, police found nearly 2.5 pounds of marijuana and more than 100 MDMA pills in the apartment.
The report also stated almost 2.5 ounces of marijuana was found in the kitchen area. It added Davis and Duckworth told investigators they were in the kitchen area before the home invasion and robbery.
McMiller is charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession with intent to distribute MDMA.
Davis and Duckworth were both charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
Bond has not been set on any of the suspects.
The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.
Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.