Lafayette Police respond to shooting on North Pierce Street

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UPDATE:  Lafayette police say a man driving a car with his wife and two young children inside was shot and wounded.

Police say it happenend on the corner of Willow and N. Pierce Street.

The unidentified victim was shot once in the lower chest and once in the hand, police say.

He was rushed to a local hospital in stable condition.

The victims wife and two young children were not shot but received moderate injuries after the car crashed into a pole.

Police say they are currently searching the area for two male suspects who fled the area on foot.

ORIGINAL: Lafayette police are on the scene of an apparent shooting on North Pierce Street near Willow Street.

Eyewitnesses tell KLFY that there is heavy police presence in the area and that officers are asking residents to remain indoors.

This is a developing story and we will follow up as more information comes into our newsroom.

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