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Police investigate 2 shootings on same street, unknown if related

Source: Brandon Shackelford/WAFB Source: Brandon Shackelford/WAFB
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police are investigating two shootings on the same street in Baton Rouge that happened Wednesday night.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said it is not yet known if the two scenes on Boulevard de Province are related.

Investigators said they were called out to Boulevard de Province near Old Hammond Highway because a man was found lying on the ground and bleeding from the head around 10 p.m.

Responding officers reported finding a victim unresponsive in a parking lot and suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to the hospital and his injuries are considered life-threatening. The victim's name was not released.

While investigating the shooting, police discovered another scene a few blocks away in the nearby BREC park. No other details about the second shooting scene were released.

Anyone with information about the shootings is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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