According to Lafayette Police two men are being detained for questioning after shots were fired near the Office of Motor Vehicles on I-49.

Employees of the State Fire Marshal which has a nearby office, reported hearing the shots shortly after noon. Employees of the State Fire Marshal assisted by State Police detained several possible suspects near Beau Chenes apartments.

Investigators now say the shots were not aimed at the OMV but came from the area of two men who began shooting at a man who stopped his car to talk to them. The suspects fired several shots at the man as he drove away. No injuries were reported.

State and City Police are investigating the incident. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Lafayette Police or CrimeStoppers at 337-232-TIPS.

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