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Two teens shot Saturday night in Acadia Parish

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Posted at 3:59 PM, Feb 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-22 16:59:40-05

Two teens are recovering today after a Saturday night shooting left them injured.

Acadia Parish Sheriff KP Gibson says the two teens were traveling on La. 35 just before midnight when the shooting happened. Their vehicle was northbound, between Branch and Church Point, when another vehicle approached and passed them. As it passed, shots were fired, and the two teens were injured, Gibson said.

Both were wounded, but their injuries are described as not life-threatening, the sheriff says.

After the shooting, the second vehicle continued on, he said.

If anyone has any information about this incident, they are asked to call Acadia Crime Stoppers at (337) 789-8477 or the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office at (337) 788-8700.