A mother and her child were injured in a drive-by shooting on Burbank Drive in Baton Rouge on Friday night, the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said.
The incident occurred about 9 p.m. on Burbank Drive near Staring Lane. An adult and a child were sitting in a vehicle when another vehicle pulled alongside them and shots were fired, the sheriff's office said. The second vehicle then fled the scene and has not been apprehended.
Both shooting victims were transported to an area hospital; their conditions were described as serious but not life-threatening. Another vehicle in the area was also reportedly struck by bullets.
The vehicle involved appeared to have crashed into a wooded area beside Burbank Drive near the University Villas subdivision.