Baton Rouge police unit

A Baton Rouge police unit shown May 22, 2017.

The body of a man with multiple gunshot wounds was found on a Baton Rouge road Sunday night, Baton Rouge Police said. 

Police received a call at about 7:30 p.m. about a body lying on a curb in the Mid-City area, Sgt. L'Jean McKneely Jr., police spokesperson said.

The man's body was found near S. 12th Street and Charles T. Smith Drive, McKneely said. 

No further details were immediately available.