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Two shot in Port Barre; investigation underway

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Posted at 10:19 PM, Jul 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-04 23:19:24-04

Two people were shot in Port Barre this evening; an investigation is underway.

Port Barre Police Chief Deon Boudreaux said officers were called to Pacific Street at about 7:45 p.m. Sunday.

They found two people shot; a woman was shot in the back and was airlifted to a local hospital. A man was shot in the leg, but it was a non-life-threatening injury, the chief said.

The investigation is underway. Police ask if you have any information about the shooting to call Port Barre Police at (337) 585-6212 or St. Landry Crime Stoppers at (337) 948-8477.