Quote Of The Day, August 7, 2019

“Today, a shooting at a Walmart on Burbank Drive in the southern part of the City-Parish caused a brief panic for shoppers still on edge after two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio this weekend. It was a dispute between two people that escalated into careless violence. The incident is still under investigation. An innocent bystander did go to the hospital with a gunshot wound but no other injuries have been reported.”

– Baton Rouge mayor-president Sharon Weston Broome, describing an incident in which there was no shooting and no gunshot wounds.



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