EBRSO honors Ochsner nurses for giving care to Aug. 1 shooting victims

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BATON ROUGE (BRPRROUD) East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux presented Awards of Good Citizenship on Saturday, Aug. 14 to the Ochsner Health Urgent Care staff after they gave aid to shooting victims on Sunday, August 1.

East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux presented Awards of Good Citizenship this week to Ochsner Health Urgent Care staff after they gave aid to shooting victims on Sunday, August 1. Photo courtesy of EBRSO.

“You are first responders, and now especially, you are working on the front lines,” Gautreaux said. “You saved lives that day, as I’m sure you do everyday. We are forever grateful for your service and commitment to our community.”

Two weeks ago, 28-year-old Aaron Martin went on a crime spree and shot three victims at Highland Marketplace.

EBRSO says that all three victims are expected to recover.

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