BR man, 23, shot in the neck, critically wounded

Baton Rouge police are investigating a Wednesday afternoon shooting that left a 23-year-old man with life-threatening injuries.

The victim was shot in the neck during a dispute inside his apartment about drugs, police Cpl. L’Jean McKneely said.

As of 8:30 p.m., the man was being treated at a hospital, McKneely said.

The shooting happened at 3:10 p.m. in the 1800 block of Carolyn Sue Drive off Old Hammond Highway, McKneely said.

Anyone with information on this shooting is urged to contact the East Baton Rouge Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.