A man survives an early morning shooting in Lafayette.

Lafayette Police say the victim told them he was walking on the 500 block of Saint John Street when two black males approached him and began fighting with him. When he tried to get away, police say he was shot multiple times in the lower torso. Several personal items were stolen from him.

He's in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. If you have any information call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.