BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A man was injured in a shooting within the 600-700 block of North 35th Street Monday (December 19) afternoon around 2:30 p.m., capital area officials say.

According to first responders who were called to the scene, the wounded man was rushed to an area medical center for treatment.

A member of the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) added that the victim is expected to survive his injuries.

BRProud will update this article should authorities provide additional information.