A man was shot about 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the 4600 block of Aldrich Drive, according to Baton Rouge Police spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr.

The man was taken to a hospital, but the extent of the injuries are unknown, Coppola said.

More information to come.

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