BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A Baton Rouge man is accused of shooting his neighbor on a Saturday night in January.

The Baton Rouge Police Department says officers were called out to Blount Road on Jan. 21 after the victim called and said he had been shot. The victim told deputies that his neighbor, James Thomas, 48, allegedly shot at him again when he tried to call 911.

According to arrest documents, emergency medical services confirmed that the victim’s back had been grazed by a bullet. The victim also told deputies that he never went into Thomas’ yard and that there wasn’t any kind of altercation before the shooting.

The victim said that Thomas fled the scene after shooting him, according to arrest documents. Police say they obtained surveillance footage of the shooting which aligned with the victim’s statements.

Thomas was charged with attempted second-degree murder and illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities.