Shooting at Lafayette tobacco shop leaves one in critical condition


LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — One person is in critical condition at a local hospital after a shooting at a tobacco shop in the 800 block of University Ave.

Lafayette Police Sgt. Wayne Griffin said the victim and the suspect met at Big Boy Tobacco and got into a verbal altercation. The suspect then shot the victim one time in the upper torso.

The victim, described only as a black male, was rushed into surgery at a local hospital, according to Griffin.

No arrest has been made. No further information was available at this time.

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