Lafayette Police have confirmed they were called to the scene of a shooting early this morning in the city. According to reports, the incident took place on the Northwest Evangeline Thruway at the Plantation Inn at about 11 pm Sunday night.

Preliminary reports suggest that one person was transported from the scene at the Plantation Inn to a local hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds. The victim is reported to be a female but no other details were made public. The victim's condition was believed to be critical.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. Lafayette Police have not released any further details at this time but this is a developing story.