One person was injured in a shooting on Christy Drive Wednesday afternoon that prompted a nearby school to go on lockdown, officials said.
Sgt. Don Coppola, Baton Rouge police spokesman, said that officers responded to a shooting in the 1500 block of Christy Drive after 2 p.m.
La Belle Aire Elementary School, on nearby Tams Drive, was placed on lockdown at the same time and later lifted, school district spokesperson Taylor Gast said.
Students had already been dismissed from Belaire High, also on Tams Drive, when the shooting happened. A lockdown was put into place briefly for students at after-school activities, out of an abundance of caution, she said.
Mike Chustz, spokesman for East Baton Rouge Emergency Medical Services, said one person was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.