BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office was called to a reported shooting early on Monday, October 17.

“While enroute, EBRSO Communications advised that a female victim was shot by her girlfriend’s 17-year-old son,” according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

The shooting took place in the 11000 block of Greenwell Springs Rd.

Deputies arrived at the Mallard Crossing Apartments a little after 12:20 a.m. and apprehended the shooting suspect.

The shooting victim was taken to a local hospital.

The investigation into this shooting remains open and more information will be shared as it becomes available.