Jennings Police investigate shooting at corner of W Wood St. and Nichols St.

Jennings Police investigate shooting at corner of W Wood St. and Nichols St.
W Wood St. and Nichols St.

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Jennings Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened at the corner of W. Wood St. and Nichols St. around 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, January 5.

One man was shot in his abdomen, treated at the scene and transported to a local trauma center where he is stable.

Jennings Police Chief Danny Symmes said the victim was robbed before he was shot.

Symmes said they believed the victim was targeted, so they are not yet releasing his name for safety reasons.

They are looking for two suspects who were seen fleeing the scene, running south on Nichols Street.

Jennings Police are asking anyone with information is asked to call them at 337-821-5513.

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