BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (KLFY)- A woman was shot Monday night outside a Walmart in Breaux Bridge.

According to Breaux Bridge Police Chief Rollie Cantu, the shooting happened at about 8 p.m.

Detectives are still gathering information this evening. Whether the shooting occurred inside a vehicle or in the parking lot is unclear.

He said one person was detained for questioning but released.

The victim was taken to a hospital for emergency surgery, the chief said. Her condition is unknown at this time.

This is a developing story.