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West Baton Rouge shooting puts man in hospital

Suspect still at large

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 11:23am

BRUSLY, La (FOX44) - A West Baton Rouge shooting has left one person injured and another on the run on March 15.

The Sheriff's Office tells FOX44 that Ernest Young, 26, was shot around 5:00 the evening. The incident occurred at the 1400 block of Reverend Manuel Street, near a community basketball court.

Witnesses say Christopher Pierson, 26, shot Young. Pierson is 6'3" and 175 lbs. He was last seen wearing blue jeans.

Young is in stable condition at a local hospital. No one else was injured

Pierson is now wanted for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 343-STOP (7867).


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