Lafayette Police on Sunday investigated an afternoon shooting near Acadiana Park that sent a teenager to the hospital.
The 17-year-old victim was shot near the park in the 1200 block of Alexander Street around 3:30 p.m., said Cpl. Paul Mouton, spokesman for the Lafayette Police Department.
Witnesses to the shooting transported the wounded teen, who wasn’t identified, to the 100 block of Frank Street where police found him, Mouton said.
The victim is in the hospital in stable condition, Mouton said.
Police are examining the scene of the shooting as well as the area around Frank Street to try to piece together the circumstances of the shooting, Mouton said.