A 26-year-old man was injured in a shooting Wednesday afternoon on Jackson Avenue, said Baton Rouge Police spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr.
Emergency personnel responded to the scene near the 2400 block of Jackson Avenue around 1:30 p.m., Coppola said.
Emergency Medical Services spokesman Mike Chustz said the person was transported to a hospital for injuries.
Coppola said the man was apparently shot in the lower leg, and is expected to survive the injury.
Police continue to investigate the incident.