Teen shot, live grenade thrown into Baton Rouge home

Published 11:40 am Friday, April 20, 2018

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Authorities in Baton Rouge have recovered and safely detonated a live grenade that was thrown into a house where a teenager was shot.

Louisiana news outlets report that the incident happened Friday, around 5:20 a.m.

No suspects have been arrested. And it’s unclear if the person who threw the grenade is the same person who shot the unidentified teenager.

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The 16-year-old was hospitalized with what authorities called moderate injuries. He was hit in the arm and upper torso when shots were fired into the home. Someone then broke a window and tossed in the grenade.