Man shot in leg on Jonah Street

Sunday, March 20, 2011 - 6:27pm

BATON ROUGE (FOX44) - Saturday morning, a man was shot on Jonah street, close to N. 47th street.

Baton Rouge Police said it happened around 9:00 that morning.

They said a man was standing on the corner of 47th and Jonah, and someone had pulled up next to him and shot him in the leg.

The man was taken to an area hospital, and is expected to recover soon.

Neighbors like Linda Thompson remember the scary scene.

"It looked like Vietnam out here, like a riot just happened, yellow tape everywhere, police, alphabet letters on the ground."

-Linda Thompson, Neighbor


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