EBRSO Investigates Robbery and Shooting

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies responded to a reported robbery and shooting today at approximately 11:55 a.m. in the 7000 block of Glenlea Avenue. According to reports, the suspect pushed his way inside a residence and robbed the occupants at gunpoint. The adult male victim allegedly retrieved his gun and fired shots at the suspect. Once hit, the suspect fled on foot and died a short distance from the residence as a result of his injuries.

Incident under investigation. Updates will be provided as available.