2 critical after double shooting on Byron Avenue

Two people were reportedly shot on Byron Avenue (Source: Google Maps)
Two people were reportedly shot on Byron Avenue (Source: Google Maps)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Emergency officials responded to a reported double shooting Wednesday afternoon in Baton Rouge.

The incident happened on Byron Avenue near Beechwood Drive just before 5 p.m.

The news crew on the scene confirmed two people were taken to the hospital by ambulance with gunshot wounds.

Emergency officials said the victims suffered life-threatening injuries. The victims' names were not released.

Detectives have not yet identified a suspect or given a possible motive for the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing.

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

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