One person hurt in early morning shooting on Prescott Avenue, BRPD investigating


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Baton Rouge Police are investigating an early morning shooting that sent one person to the hospital.

It happened around 5:30 a.m., Wednesday, in the 5500 block of Prescott.

Emergency officials say the victim is expected to survive.

This was the second shooting of the morning. Emergency officials confirm two people were shot in the 3900 block of Plank Rd. just before 5:00 a.m.

Those victims are said to have non-life threatening injuries.

No other details have been released.

This is a developing story.

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