“Suspect Detained” – EBR Mayor Broome releases statement on Monday night shooting

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East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome released the following statement concerning Monday night’s incident, in which a police officer was shot.

“Tonight, a Baton Rouge Police Officer was shot in the line of duty while responding to a domestic incident on Geranium Street off Nicholson Dr. I’ve gone to the hospital where the officer was taken and met with him and his family. Please keep them in prayer as he begins his journey of recovery.”

The scene where he was shot is now secure and a suspect has been detained.”

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