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Arrest made in Baton Rouge police shooting

Baton Rouge police officer shooting
Posted at 4:01 PM, Aug 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-06 22:40:44-04

A 24-year-old Baton Rouge man was arrested after police say he shot and injured a Baton Rouge police sergeant who was responding to a domestic dispute Monday evening, our media partners at The Advocate report.

Clifton Gerard Eames, of Geranium Street, is accused of firing at Sgt. Ralph Walker, a 22-year veteran of the city's police agency, said police spokesman Sgt. L'Jean McKneely Jr.

Walker was hit in the leg and is recovering at a local hospital. The injuries are not life-threatening.

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