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One person was killed and a teenager was critically injured in a shooting near Choctaw Drive Wednesday, police said.

The shooting took place in the 2800 block of Dougherty Drive around 3:15 p.m., according to Baton Rouge Police spokesperson Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. 

Brandon Childs, 23, of DeRidder, and a teenage victim were taken to a hospital with injuries. Childs later died and the teen remains in critical condition, Coppola said. 

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.