Authorities responding to shooting in Baker area, one suspect injured

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Courtesy Anum Siddiqui

BAKER, La. (BRPROUD) – Local law enforcement is responding to an officer-involved shooting in the Baker area.

EBRSO deputies were assisting the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in an investigation, according to EBRSO spokesperson Casey Hicks.

Deputies allegedly shot an armed suspect in the leg, according to Hicks. The suspect’s injury is believed to be nonlife-threatening.

This is a developing story.

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