Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday night in the 1700 block of Spain Street.

A man was found shot multiple times just before 9 p.m., according to a Baton Rouge Police Department news release.

The victim was taken to local hospital with life-threatening injuries but is now in stable condition, the release says.

The shooting is under investigation by the police department's Violent Crimes Division.

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call police at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP.