Man shot, wounded while walking on North Street _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Baton Rouge Police responded to a shooting at Bennie's Bar and Lounge located at 4675 North Street shortly after 2pm, Monday, August 24, 2015.

A man was shot and wounded Monday as he walked in the 4500 block of North Street, police said.

The victim, 35, told police he was walking along the street when a vehicle pulled up, a man got out and started shooting at him, striking him several times in the leg, said Cpl. Don A. Coppola Jr., a spokesman for the Baton Rouge police.

“His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening,” Coppola said.

Detectives have not determined a motive and don’t have a suspect in the shooting, Coppola said.

Anyone with information about the incident may contact police at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP.