BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A 10th-grade student at Broadmoor High School is recovering at a local hospital after being shot in the midsection on Wednesday morning.

The student was a victim of an attempted robbery, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department. The victim was on the way to school when the shooting happened around 6:30 a.m. in the 12000 block of Archery Drive.

During an 11: 30 a.m. news conference at Broadmoor High School located, 10100 Goodwood Blvd., BRPD went into detail about what happened. Department spokesman Sgt. L’Jean McKneely said a 15-year-old former student at Broadmoor High School was arrested in connection with the shooting.

The teen previously was expelled from same high school, and the shooting took place around over two miles from campus.

The victim provided a description of the suspect that helped lead to their capture. The teen is being booked into juvenile detention on two counts of armed robbery.

East Baton Rouge Parish Schools Superintendent Sito Narcisse said this “seemed to be more of an isolated incident. This has not been a pattern where children walking to school or going to a bus stop and having that issue.”

McKneely said this this was a “crime of opportunity” but McKneely said this suspect was also being charged for a separate robbery that happened earlier this month.