Man suffers life-threatening injuries in accidental shooting

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man is in the hospital fighting for his life after he was found shot inside an apartment late Sunday night in what investigators think may have been an accidental shooting.

The shooting happened in the 12000 block of Province Place in Baton Rouge around 10:45 p.m.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said officers responded to a shooting there and found a man inside one of the units suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police said based on the information gathered at the scene it appears this was an accidental shooting.

The victim's name was not released.

Detectives with the Violent Crimes Unit are investigating the shooting.

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