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Shooting investigation underway in Breaux Bridge

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Posted at 2:42 PM, May 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-27 16:08:06-04

Police are investigating a shooting in Breaux Bridge, according to Asst. Chief Terry Latiolais.

The Breaux Bridge Police Department responded to the shooting at 2:00 pm in the area of Dorset St.

Once on the scene, officers located a 16-year-old male victim with a gunshot wound to his leg.

The victim was transported to a hospital by ambulance with what appeared to be a non-life-threatening injury, stated Latiolais.

The suspects fled the area prior to the officer's arrival.

Investigators do not have names of suspects at this time.

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