Detectives are investigating a Friday morning shooting and armed robbery at an apartment on North Acadian Thruway.

The victim, who was shot multiple times, was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to a Baton Rouge Police Department news release.

Police received a call about the 3060 N. Acadian Thruway incident at 2:09 a.m., the release says.

Two men forced their way into the apartment, where the victim was working, and demanded property from him and a second person there before the shooting took place, the release says.

The shooting and robbery is under investigation by the police department’s Violent Crimes Division.