Topeka Street shooting injures 3 people

The Baton Rouge Police Department responded to two shootings within two miles of each other earlier on Saturday, May 7.
Published: May. 7, 2022 at 6:09 PM CDT|Updated: May. 7, 2022 at 9:23 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Three people were transported to the hospital after a shooting Saturday afternoon on Topeka Street near Mohican Street, according to emergency responders.

According to Baton Rouge Police Department, the shooting occurred around 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 in the 3900 block of Topeka Street.

Initial investigation reports indicate that it was a drive-by shooting, said police.

Two victims suffered minor injuries while the third victim had more serious injuries, said emergency responders.

Police said the injuries were non-life-threatening.

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