BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A man and a woman were shot around 3 a.m. at the Quality Inn Baton Rouge East I-12 on Airline Highway, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Emergency medical services officials said one person was taken to the hospital and the other person fled the scene before crews arrived.

BRPD confirmed that the two shooting victims were expected to recover from their injuries. A motive and suspects are unknown at this time, police said.

If you have any information that could help investigators, you are asked to call the Violent Crimes Unit at 225-389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

  • Emergency responders are observed outside the Quality Inn on Airline Highway.
  • BRPD units are seen at the Quality Inn on Airline Highway.
  • Baton Rouge Police Department vehicles are pictured at the scene of a shooting on Airline Highway.