Update, 2:12 p.m.: The victim of a shooting Wednesday morning died of his injuries, a police spokesman said. Ronnie Anderson, 54, of 1762 North 46th Street, was shot in the torso, said Baton Rouge Police Cpl. L’Jean McKneely. The suspect in the shooting fled. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact the Baton Rouge Police Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.
A shooting Wednesday morning in Baton Rouge sent one person to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, an official said.
Baton Rouge Police responded to the shooting around 1:15 a.m. to the 1700 block of North 46th Street, said department spokesman Cpl. Don Coppola.
The victim was transported to a local hospital, said Coppola, who added he would provide updates as they become available.