LAFAYETTE — A 14-year-old boy was shot once in the stomach during a Sunday afternoon disturbance at Mabel and Moss streets, police said in a news release.

The boy told investigators that he had met with a girl at the intersection when about 10 males approached the two, the release said.

A disturbance occurred and someone fired a handgun multiple times, the release said.

The victim fled the area, but later realized he had been shot, the release said.

A friend took him to a local hospital where he remained in stable condition as of late Sunday afternoon, the release said.

Anyone with information about the incident or the identity of the suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.