Man shot on Edgewood Drive expected to survive

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Emergency officials responded to the scene of a shooting Wednesday night in Baton Rouge.

It happened on Edgewood Drive at North 27th Street before 8 p.m.

A man was reportedly shot in the chest.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported the victim is 47 years old.

Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. with BRPD said the victim is expected to survive.

Police have not yet identified a suspect or established a motive.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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