Suspect Shot, Wounded After Standoff With BRPD

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An attempted murder suspect is in critical condition after a standoff with Baton Rouge police on Wednesday afternoon.

Officers found 27-year-old Cameron Shorter at around 1:30 p.m. at a strip mall on Sherwood Forest near Florida Boulevard.

After a three-hour standoff, Shorter reportedly got out of his car with a gun.

Baton Rouge Police Special Response Team officers fired at Shorter and wounded him.

Shorter is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

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