Detectives in Assumption Parish are investigating the Wednesday night shooting of an 18-year-old man in the 200 block of Daggs Street in Belle Rose, according to a news release.

The victim, who lives on Daggs Street, was shot in the chest area and was treated at Assumption Community Hospital before being transported to a Baton Rouge area hospital for additional treatment, Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said in the release.

A resident called authorities and reported a fight on Daggs Street and hearing gunshots just before 9:30 p.m., Waguespack said.

No arrests have been made, Waguespack said.

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (985) 369-2912 or (985) 526-1627.

Residents can also contact Bayou Region Crime Stoppers with tips. Information can be submitted anonymously with rewards of up to $1,000.

Tips can be sent by dialing 1 (800) 743-7433, texting GIVEATIP and your message to 274637 or by visiting