Man, 5-year-old girl shot in home Thursday night; injures not life-threatening

A 5-year-girl and a 32-year-old man were shot Thursday night at a home on Old Hammond Highway, according Baton Rouge police. Neither victim’s injuries were life-threatening.

Police said someone knocked on the door at 12038 Old Hammond Hwy. at 9:52 p.m. and fired into the home when a resident answered the door. The man was shot three times and the girl was shot once in the hip. Both were taken to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital.

Police said an investigation is ongoing.

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