Domestic dispute leads to shooting
A woman was shot early Sunday on Annette Street in an apparent domestic dispute, Baton Rouge Police said.
The shooting happened about 3:20 a.m. on the 5000 block of Annette Street near the intersection of Evangeline Street and McClelland Drive, Capt. Elton G. Brown Sr. said in a news release.
The victim, who was not identified, had gunshot wounds to her upper body, Brown said.
The woman was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries but is now in stable condition and is expected to survive, police spokesman Cpl. L’Jean McKneely said late Sunday afternoon.
Investigators believe the woman was shot by her boyfriend after an argument, McKneely said.
The boyfriend ran away before police arrived, McKneely said.
Anyone with information about this shooting can contact police at (225) 389-4869, or Crimestoppers at (225) 344-STOP.
South Carolina fan booked for obscenity
Police arrested and booked a 34-year-old South Carolina fan into Parish Prison after he mooned fans at the LSU-South Carolina game Saturday night, an affidavit of probable cause says,
Police were called to section 409 of Tiger Stadium after fans complained about a man, Charles Hattaway, with his pants hanging below his waist, using vulgar language.
While police were escorting him down the stairs to question him, Hattaway pulled his pants down and mooned the crowd, the affidavit says.
Deputies booked Hattaway, 27 Burns Lane, Apt. 306, Charleston, S.C., on one count of obscenity, a misdemeanor.
Firefighters put out small kitchen fire
St. George fire officials are investigating the cause of a Sunday morning kitchen fire that happened at 16336 Venetian Ave., a St. George spokesman said.
Spokesman Eldon Ledoux said firefighters were called about a small kitchen fire at 11:13 a.m. and had the blaze under control by 11:26. a.m. No injuries were reported and the damage was limited to cabinets and a microwave., he said.
Ledoux said fire investigators believe the fire started around the microwave, but the cause is still undetermined.
13 arrested on suspicion of DWI
Authorities arrested at least 13 people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, booking records show.
Those booked and the counts against them:
- Billy Allen, 46, 11764 Pamela Drive, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, reckless operation of a vehicle and improper lane usage.
- Robert Babin, 48, 22350 W.J. Wicker Road, Zachary, first-offense DWI.
- Jerome Chaptman, 40, 2796 Sheldon Drive, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, motor vehicle inspection required, failure to maintain control, license plate required, driver’s license not in possession, insurance required and reckless operation of a vehicle.
- John Coats, 24, 411 Parsons Ave., Bastrop, first-offense DWI and reckless operation of a vehicle.
- Darnell Fisher, 21, 5521 Eadss St., New Orleans, first-offense DWI, drinking in a motor vehicle, reckless operation of a vehicle and failure to maintain control.
- Barry Green, 49, 1828 Progress Road, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI and reckless operation of a vehicle.
- Norman Hudson, 58, 9718 S. Woodlawn, Chicago, first-offense DWI and reckless operation of a vehicle.
- Chandler Lee, 18, 5512 Line Road, Ethel, first-offense DWI and reckless operation of a vehicle.
- Brian Rome, 36, 5951 Commerce St., St. Francisville, first-offense DWI.
- Kedrick Singleton, 36, 991 W. Planins Port Hudson, Zachary, first-offense DWI, driver’s license suspended or revoked and reckless operation of a vehicle.
- Jearod Stewart, 35, 21104 Samuels Road, Zachary, first-offense DWI and reckless operation of a vehicle.
- Armon Tajdaran, 26, 23131 Elberta Lane, Zachary, first-offense DWI and reckless operation of a vehicle.
- Richard Young, 46, 1639 John Marks St., Baker, first-offense DWI and reckless operation of a vehicle.
Compiled from staff reports. To talk to a crime reporter at The Advocate, call (225) 388-0369.