Victim arrives to hospital after shooting near Highland Rd. and Lee Dr.

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BATON ROUGE, La. (NBC Local 33) (FOX 44) — Around 7:30 p.m., the Baton Rouge Police Department received a call regarding a possible shooting near the Subway sandwich shop in the 5200 block of Highland Road.

At least four BRPD units responded to The Hub at Baton Rouge apartment homes, securing the area with police tape. No victim was found at the scene however, police did put out a notice to area hospitals to be on the look-out for any gunshot victim(s) who were admitted.

At approximately 8:05 p.m., a spokesperson with BRPD confirmed with NBC Local 33 that “victim(s) had arrived to the hospital” and the investigation is on-going.

BRPD spokesperson Don Coppola, Jr. confirmed the victim was a juvenile.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

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