BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Police Department says that police responded to a call about a shooter in a grocery store on Government Street on Sunday, Jan. 15 but the call ended up being a prank.

The entire store was evacuated, and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office responded along with the police. Baton Rouge police Sgt. L’Jean McKneely confirmed that the call was a prank. Another police officer says that someone claimed to be hiding in a bathroom because there was an active shooter.

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Customers were allowed back into the store after police confirmed the prank.