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BRPD investigating 6 weekend shootings

Monday, April 25, 2011 - 3:09pm

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Baton Rouge Police are still looking into six weekend shootings. When the bullets stopped flying, 4 people were killed, 2 were injured, and a BRPD car was hit by bullets.

The shootings started late Friday night - and ended just after midnight Monday.

"It's the holiday weekend. Unfortunately whenever we have a holidy weekend we see an increase in criminal activity - a lot of people choose to get out and celebrate.", says Sgt. Don Stone.

"They drink a lot which brings on arguments, and they choose to settle their arguments by shooting", he says.

Police are still following leads. Call Crimestoppers at 344-STOP if you have any information.

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