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Lafayette Police investigating 2nd shooting on New Year’s Day, in the same vicinity of a previous shooting on Dec. 30; one injured

LAFAYETTE, La (EVEN) - Lafayette Police are investigating a 2nd shooting on New Year's Day.

The shooting occurred around 3:29pm in the 100 block of Lena Street. Police first responded to the 100 block of Ancelet Street in regards to a shooting in progress, but officers later found out that the shooting occurred in Lena Street and the victim had traveled to Ancelet Street afterwards.

Upon arrival officers located one male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his person. Life saving measures were rendered to the victim. The victim was then transported to a local hospital, where he is now in stable condition.

Investigators have been called out to the scene and are actively working to determine the elements surrounding the shooting incident.


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