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Man shot outside of North Baton Rouge apartments

Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 1:26pm

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- A North Baton Rouge man was shot at the Palms apartments in broad daylight on Feb. 16.

Baton Rouge police were called to the 5600 block of Mcclelland St. in North Baton Rouge around 4:45 in the afternoon. When they arrived they found a 19 year old had been shot in the back.

Police have not identified the victim, but they say his injuries aren't life threatening.

One neighbor says she knew the young man. She also has advice for all the kids in her neighborhood.

"I don't really know what happened but I hope he'll be ok,” said Angel Eptin, a resident at the Palms apartment complex. “Like i said, all the children, go to school, cause you never know, you can prevent something like this from happening.”

Police have no suspects at this time. Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP.

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