Police investigate shooting on Barber Street

A shooting Monday about noon near College Drive resulted in one man being hospitalized with serious injuries, Baton Rouge police said.

The man — no age or name available — was shot on Barber Street, which branches off Bawell Street near College Drive, before he wandered over by some garbage cans outside of a nearby residence and collapsed, police said.

First responders took the shooting victim to Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center, said Mike Chustz, a spokesman for East Baton Rouge Parish Emergency Medical Services.

The man was shot in his side, Chustz said.

Police were at the scene Monday afternoon investigating. Police have not released any other details about the shooting.