A 17-year-old male is in the hospital in stable but critical condition after being shot around 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Lafayette Police spokesman Corporal Paul Mouton says the incident happened in the 400 block of Joan Street. Officers on the scene say the victim was shot multiple times. Authorities say the victim was walking in the road when a small black 4-door vehicle drove near him and one of the males inside shot in his direction multiple times before driving away.

If you have any information about the incident, call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.