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A man was hospitalized with critical injuries after a shooting Tuesday night in a neighborhood off Scenic Highway in Scotlandville.

Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. said investigators believe the shooting occurred during an attempted robbery.

Crews responded around 9:30 p.m. to the 1500 block of Snipe Street. Coppola said the 23-year-old victim was transported to the hospital for treatment.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Compiled from staff reports. To contact a crime reporter at The Advocate, email or call (225) 388-0369.