One person was shot around 7:30 p.m. Thursday night in the parking lot of Doe's Eat Place restaurant on Government Street, police say.

The victim was transported to the hospital in a private vehicle, EMS spokesman Mike Chustz said. Baton Rouge Police Department spokesman L'Jean McKneely said the victim is in stable condition.

An employee who answered the phone at the restaurant, located in the 3000 block of Government Street, declined to comment on the incident. McKneely said the incident is unrelated to the restaurant.

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