Two people tried to rob a 47-year-old man Sunday night at the Eden Point Apartments at 11528 Old Hammond Highway and shot him in the back.
Police were called out at 9:47 p.m. to the Sonic Drive-In at 1800 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. to investigate a report of a man in a vehicle there who had been shot, according to a Baton Rouge Police Department news release.
Later, an investigation revealed that two people tried to rob the victim at the apartment complex and shot him.
The victim, who had non life threatening injuries, was taken to a local hospital for treatment, the release said.
The shooting is under investigation.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP.