Gunman sought in shooting that left 6-year-old, woman injured

The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a shooting on Monday that left a child and an adult injured.
Published: Aug. 2, 2022 at 7:05 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 2, 2022 at 12:19 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating after a shooting on Monday evening left a child and an adult injured.

A spokesman with BRPD confirmed the shooting happened on Sherwood Street, not far from Prescott Road on August 1 around 6 p.m.

Police say an unidentified individual shot at a house, hitting a 44-year-old woman and a 6-year-old.

Both victims were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A suspect and motive are unknown at this time.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP (7867).

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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