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Police investigating shooting in Rayne

Posted at 4:22 PM, Dec 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-21 18:04:48-05

Police are investigating a shooting that happened Friday afternoon in Rayne.

One victim was struck at the corner of Bailey and W. Jeff Davis avenues, according to a spokeswoman for the department. Police received the call at 3:43 pm.

The victim has been airlifted to a Lafayette hospital with gunshot wounds to the leg.

No word yet on a suspect.

If anyone has information about the shooting are asked to call Rayne PD at 334-2415 or the Acadia Crimestoppers tip line at 337-789-TIPS. They can also download and use the anonymous P3 smartphone application.  Via either method, callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.