Police investigate Monday night shooting in Mid City
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.