Man arrested after Friday morning shooting in the Sherwood Forest area

Police have arrested a Baton Rouge man accused of shooting a 28-year-old woman in the chest after an argument around 4 a.m. Friday at 12041 Province Place in the Sherwood Forest area.

Roy Hayward, 38, 8832 Metairie Drive, was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on counts of attempted first degree murder, illegal use of a dangerous weapon and illegal carrying of a weapon, Cpl. L’Jean Mckneely said.

The woman was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Mckneely said.

Multiple men were seen leaving the scene after the shooting and police detained two for questioning, Mckneely said. Of those, only Hayward was arrested and no other arrests are anticipated, Mckneely said.