Update: Shooting reported near Baton Rouge Walmart

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(Courtesy: WVLA)

Update (1:24 p.m.)

East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux said during an afternoon news conference that two individuals got into an argument inside the Walmart on Burbank Dr.

The argument led to both individuals firing handguns at each other by the customer service desk.

According to Sheriff Sid Gautreaux, an innocent bystander was struck twice.

Gautreaux said the bystander was taken in a private car to a hospital and that individual is in stable condition.

Update

BATON ROUGE (WVLA) – A spokesperson with Baton Rouge General says one person is in fair condition following a shooting near the Walmart.

Police say an altercation happened at the Walmart and someone was shot.

Names of those involved have not been released at this time.

We will continue to update information once it becomes available.

Original Story

BATON ROUGE (WVLA) – A shooting has been reported near the Walmart in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

According to police, an altercation happened at the Walmart and someone was shot.

The Walmart is located at 10550 Burbank Dr.

One person is in custody, but police may be looking for another person.

Few details have been released at this time.

This is a developing story and we’ll update information once it becomes available.

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This story was originally published on August 6, 2019

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