BRPD investigating shooting of pair on La Margie

Baton Rouge police are investigating an afternoon shooting that sent two people to the hospital.

Police spokesman Cpl. L’Jean McKneely said one person was shot in the head and other person was shot in the leg in the 12,600 block of La Margie Avenue.

He said he did not know the conditions on the victims.

Based on the preliminary investigation, McKneely said, police think there was an altercation that led to the shooting and others may have either been involved or witnessed the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing.