BRPD investigating reported shooting near 17th and Government St.


Baton Rouge, La (BRPROUD) Baton Rouge police are investigating a reported shooting that happened early Tuesday morning, according to a department spokesperson.

It happened just before 9:00 a.m. in the 1700 block of Government Street according to BRPD Sgt. Don Coppola.

One person was taken to the hospital according to emergency officials.

“Injuries appear non-life threatening at the present time,” according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

It’s unclear if anyone had been taken into custody.

This is a developing story.

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