Baton Rouge teen shot in stomach while walking home

Louisiana

Credit: WVLA/WGMB

BATON ROUGE, LA (WVLA/WGMB)— Baton Rouge EMS officials have confirmed that the they are in route to an address on Ottawa after a teenager was allegedly shot in the stomach while heading home.

Details are limited at this time but here’s what we know:

A 17-year-old male was walking home on Ottawa Drive this afternoon when three males allegedly approached him.

Witnesses say the males had a verbal altercation with the 17 year old at which time one of the three shot him and they all fled on foot.

The Sheriff’s Office is currently on scene with a perimeter setup and searching the area.

We’ll provide more details after they are made available.

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