Authorities are investigating a Friday morning shooting on Clayton Street that left a man in critical condition, according to a Baton Rouge police news release.

The shooting occurred at 2:30 a.m. in front of 5340 Clayton St., the release says.

Officers responded to the address after getting a report that a man had been shot, the release says.

When they arrived, they found the victim who had been shot in front of the home, the release says.

The victim, whose name was not released, was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, the release says.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (225) 389-4869 or Crimestoppers at (225) 344-7867.