Editor’s note: This story has been corrected with updated information from Baton Rouge Police Department about the shooting location.
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A man was taken to a local hospital after an early morning shooting that happened on Washington Avenue. Two people were in the car, and one was shot in the head.
The vehicle traveled to the 3000 block of North Street, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department, where they received care. The reported shooting happened around 12:20 a.m., officials said.
EMS confirmed that the shooting victim was transported in critical condition.
The investigation remains ongoing and more information will be released as it becomes available.