Deputies investigate shooting in Ascension Parish that sent man to the hospital

Deputies investigate shooting in Ascension Parish that sent man to the hospital

ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) - A man is hospitalized but expected to survive a shooting in Ascension Parish late Monday night.

The incident reportedly happened on Jessica Street in Prairieville sometime around 11:45 p.m.

The victim was reportedly taken to a nearby fire station on Antioch Road in Baton Rouge where he asked for help.

The victim was taken to the hospital to be treated.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office reported the victim's injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office and the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office both responded to the scene.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is handling the investigation.

If you know anything about this incident, call the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office at 225-621-INFO (4636) or by texting 847411 to the anonymous tip line or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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