The Lafayette Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred this afternoon in the north side of Lafayette

Police spokesman Cpl. Paul Mouton said one 17-year-old male victim is in the hospital following the shooting that occurred around 3:30 this afternoon.

Police responded to the emergency call in the 100 block of Frank Street , but the shooting occurred in the 1200 block of Alexander Street.

Mouton said the victim is being treated at a local hospital where he is listed as being in stable condition.

More details will be reported at as they become available.