2 innocent bystanders injured in 4th of July shooting off Siegen Lane

Baton Rouge Police Department
Baton Rouge Police Department(WAFB)
Published: Jul. 6, 2023 at 2:47 PM CDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department are asking for the public’s help in gathering information regarding a shooting that occurred on Siegen Lane on July 4.

According to BRPD, the shooting occurred around 11:45 p.m. in the parking lot near 10780 N. Mall Drive.

Detectives believe that a group of people were in the area for a “car meet” while there another group started shooting fireworks in the direction of another group across the street.

A person who was in the group that the fireworks were directed towards retrieved a handgun and fired several shots toward the group shooting the fireworks.

Two innocent bystanders were hit and were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries at the time.

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