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Police investigate Monday night shooting in Mid City

2 years 1 week 6 days ago October 14, 2014 Oct 14, 2014 Tuesday, October 14 2014 October 14, 2014 10:00 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Police said a man was shot Monday night and investigators were working to gather more information about the crime.

The unidentified man was gunned down near Mid City in the 1700 block of Louisiana Avenue around 8 p.m. Police roped the area off while detectives looked for evidence.

The 39-year-old victim was taken by ambulance to an area hospital. A police spokesperson said the man sustained life-threatening injuries to upper extremities.

Police asked for anyone with information concerning the shooting to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869.



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