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1 injured in shooting on Laurel Street

4 months 1 week 2 days ago August 01, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 Monday, August 01 2016 August 01, 2016 3:40 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Police say one man was taken to the hospital after shooting in the 2600 block of Laurel Street on Monday afternoon.

The shooting happened after a car crash just after 3 p.m. near the intersection of Laurel Street and North Eugene. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to BRPD.

Police say they are now working to determine if the victim of the shooting was inside of a vehicle that crashed near the scene of the shooting. The victim's family told News 2 the man was shot in the neck and tried to leave the scene in a car before crashing into a nearby power pole.

The investigation is ongoing.

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