Victim dies days after getting shot, officials say

Emergency officials responded to a person shooting in Baton Rouge on Thursday, Jan. 26, that left one person badly injured.
Published: Jan. 26, 2023 at 5:22 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 1, 2023 at 11:02 AM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The victim of a shooting in a Baton Rouge neighborhood on Thursday, Jan. 26, died four days later, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

A spokeswoman for EBRSO said the shooting happened in the Sharon Hills subdivision on Sharon Hills Boulevard near Hooper Road just before 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26, and the victim died on Monday, Jan. 30.

Deputies said they found one person injured inside a vehicle at the scene.

The victim was taken to the hospital with critical injuries and later passed away, officials said.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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