Man wounded multiple times in St. Gerard Street shooting

A Monday night shooting in the 5500 block of St. Gerard Street left a 23-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his upper and lower torso, but his injuries are not considered life threatening, Baton Rouge police said.

Officers responded at 11 p.m. to the LSU Urgent Care Clinic at 5439 Airline Highway, where the victim was taken after first going to a nearby CVS pharmacy, Capt. Ronald Norman said in a press release.

The victim was later taken to a hospital.