Baton Rouge police are investigating a shooting Thursday after a woman called police to say that a man was shot and ran into her yard, according to police spokesman Sgt. L'Jean McKneely Jr.

The call came in at 3:58 p.m. from a resident near the intersection of Lobelia Avenue and Choctaw Drive, McKneely said.

Emergency Medical Services spokesman Mike Chustz said a crew took one victim to a hospital with minor wounds.

Compiled from staff reports. To contact a crime reporter at The Advocate, email policereporters@theadvocate.com or call (225) 388-0369.

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