Shooting investigation underway outside of Walmart store in Baton Rouge

Updated: May. 2, 2021 at 7:35 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating a shooting that happened Sunday around 3:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Walmart on Highland Road.

Officials with BRPD say, when police arrived on scene they found 27-year-old male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital. He is expected to survive his injuries.

Investigators with BRPD say that robbery is a potential motive.

This investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867

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