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Gun Violence in Baton Rouge (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-07-05

Duration: 00:01:52

Subjects: Violent crimes | Firearms and crime


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Broome, Sharon Weston Speaker


This segment from the July 5, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau and Natasha Williams presenting highlights from a community meeting in Baton Rouge following five shootings in one weekend that injured thirteen people. It includes highlights of East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome discussing the spike in gun violence.