An early morning fight outside a Greenwell Springs Road nightclub led to the shooting death of a 28-year-old man, Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt. Don Stone said.
A woman was shot and injured in the incident and another man’s cell phone was shot off his hip, Stone said.
Police responded to Club Tri-Ambient, 6105 Greenwell Springs Road, just before 2 a.m. Thursday to investigate the shooting, Stone said.
Police found Arthur Johnson suffering from a gunshot wound, Stone said. Johnson was taken to a hospital where he later died.
Updated at 12:05 p.m.
The woman and other man left the club to go to the hospital before police arrived, Stone said. The woman’s injuries are non life-threatening, Stone said, and the man was not injured.
Shots were fired during a fight outside the club, Stone said. The fight began inside the club and involved Johnson and the shooter, who has not been identified.
Anyone with information about the incident can contact police at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.