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.