LEESVILLE, LA (KPLC) - Police are investigating a shooting in Leesville on U.S. 171 and La. 10, according to Det. Jordan, with the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office.
VPSO was responding to a call from a local ambulance service concerning a gunshot victim on Feb. 3 around 2:10 a.m., says a Facebook post from VPSO. Occupants indicated that they were approached by a vehicle and a victim was inside of a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.
After investigating, VPSO found that four occupants were leaving a local bar prior to the shooting. Witnesses also indicated that a vehicle was traveling in a parallel lane pulled alongside them and fired at least three shots into the vehicle, striking the victim.
The victim was a passenger in the front of the vehicle, says the post. The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and is still undergoing treatment.
VPSO is still investigating this incident.