UPDATE: Driver, male passenger shot while driving near hospital in Lafayette

Lafayette Parish

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.

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