One person was in stable condition at a Lafayette hospital after he was shot twice in New Iberia.

According to Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal, police were called out to the 1700 block of New Horizons Drive at 9:16 p.m. after reports of the shooting.

Detectives said the victim told the driver of a white pickup truck to slow down after the victim saw the man driving fast through the area.

A black male passenger in his early twenties got out of the truck and shot the victim once in the buttocks and once in the abdomen.

Witnesses told police the driver of the truck drove off and the passenger fled on foot.

Sheriff's office officials are asking anyone with information to call them at (337) 369-3711.

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