EBRSO: Pregnant woman shot and killed boyfriend in self defense

One killed in shooting on Hanks Drive, one in custody

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office was on the scene of a deadly shooting on Hanks Drive early Wednesday morning.

According to officials, the shooting occurred around 4 a.m. one person was shot in the chest and died at the scene.

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office (EBRSO) said that a woman has been detained for questioning.

Detectives say that the shooting was justifiable and the man shot was assaulting his pregnant girlfriend.

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