Lake Charles Police are investigating a Friday night shooting that happened on Dixy Drive.
When they arrived on the scene, they learned that one person had been shot and taken to a local hospital. The victim, a 16-year-old, is now being treated at a Lafayette hospital, police say.
Investigators are talking to witnesses to determine what happened; so far witnesses have said they heard shots being fired, and then found the victim in the 600 block of Dixy Drive.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Joe Savoie at 491-1311 or Crime Stoppers at 439-2222