Man shot in face at apartment complex

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man is in the hospital clinging to life after being shot in the face at an apartment complex early Friday morning.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said it was called out to Plank Road at Jefferson Avenue just after midnight because of a reported shooting.

Investigators said they found a 33-year-old man suffering from one gunshot wound to the face.

He was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

His name was not released.

Detectives said they later learned the shooting actually happened at the Capital Square Apartments on North 17th Street.

The investigation is ongoing.

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