UPDATE: This post originally stated that the passenger in the shooting was a female. Lafayette Police have now confirmed that the passenger was a male, and the story below has been updated.
LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Police say a man who was driving near the intersection of S College Road and Pinhook Road in Lafayette was seriously wounded in a drive-by shooting.
The passenger, also a male, according to police, was also shot and has non life threatening injuries.
Police Spokesperson Cpl. Bridgette Dugas said the shooting happened around 4 a.m. when an unknown gunman opened fire on the couple’s vehicle.
Dugas said the unidentified male driver was shot multiple times but somehow still managed to drive himself to a local hospital which was a block away.
She said the man is in critical condition.
So far no arrests have been made.
Dugas said police are still investigating to determine what led to the gunfire.