UPDATE: Lafayette Police say a man was shot today at a barber shop at Acadiana Mall.
The police determined that the people inside the barbershop started the fights that led to the shooting of one person.
The mall is closed while police investigate. The victim is in a local hospital in stable condition.
The suspect managed to escape before the officers arrived at the scene.
Police are still talking to witnesses. If you know anything, you’re asked to call Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS.
Here is the latest information we have from Lafayette Police:
Acadiana Mall is closed while the investigation is underway.
Police say a gunshot was fired inside the Acadiana Mall this afternoon.
A shot was fired and there was evidence that someone was injured, but as of 2:45 p.m. police had no victims and no suspects identified, a spokesman said.
This is not an active shooter situation, police say it is suspected to be an isolated incident.
Police are still at the scene, while everyone is asked to avoid the area for now. At least half of the mall was closed as of 3:30 p.m
If you have any information about this incident, please call Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS.