Police were called to Twelfth Street last night after a man says he was shot in the arm and stomach.  The victim said five men came up to him and one of them pulled out a handgun, fired several shots, hitting him twice.

The victim could only give a brief description of the man who shot him.  He says he was a black man wearing a black hat and jacket.

Anyone with information about the shooting or the identity of the suspect is encouraged to call Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.