Teen shot off Staring Lane

A teenager was shot on Avis Avenue, off Staring Lane, in Baton Rouge on Friday, April 22. Authorities said the victim is a 15-year-old boy.
Published: Apr. 22, 2022 at 2:20 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 22, 2022 at 4:21 PM CDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A teenager was shot on Avis Avenue, off Staring Lane, in Baton Rouge on Friday, April 22.

Baton Rouge Police Lt. Don Coppola Jr. said the victim is a 15-year-old boy.

He added the teen’s injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

The victim was transported to Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital for treatment.

Police are still investigating what led to the shooting.

As of 2:30 p.m. Friday, the shooter was still at large.

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