Lafayette police investigate shooting on Louisiana Avenue

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LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- A driver was shot inside a vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex Sunday night, police said.

Lafayette Police Department spokesman Sgt. Wayne Griffin said officers responded to the 1500 block of Louisiana Avenue at about 9:30 p.m.

The victim was struck in the wrist and the vehicle sustained several bullet holes before crashing into a dumpster.

The victim told investigators that as he crossed another vehicle traveling the in the opposite direction, the suspect fired several times.

Griffin said the victim sustained a non-life-threatening injury and was taken to a local hospital.

The suspect fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival, Griffin said.

This investigation is ongoing.

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