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Two wounded, one critically, at College/Pinhook intersection

Posted at 2:19 PM, Aug 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-09 10:44:55-04

UPDATE: Lafayette Police tell us that both people involved in this shooting are men. Originally they told us the passenger was female, but corrected that information on Monday.

Two people were wounded, one critically, in a Saturday shooting at the intersection of Pinhook and South College, police say.

Lafayette Police say the shooting happened at about 4 a.m. on Saturday. Two men were traveling near the intersection when someone in another vehicle opened fire on their vehicle.

Both the man who was driving, and his passenger were wounded. The man drove to an area hospital. The the passenger's wound was described by police as not life-threatening, but the driver was hit several times and is listed in critical condition, police say.

Neither victim provided descriptions of the vehicle or the suspect, police say.

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