UPDATE: 13-year-old from BR shot while visiting Facebook friend in Lafayette

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Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 11:39am

UPDATE: A 13-year-old boy remains in a Lafayette hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being shot in the torso on Wednesday.

The 13-year-old victim had traveled to Lafayette from Baton Rouge with an adult relative to meet a girl he'd met on Facebook.

The three people were visiting in a car just down the road from the friend’s home when a car pulled up behind the victim and gunshots began to fire.

The two other people in the car were not injured.

Deputies found the boy after responding to a call concerning multiple gunshots on Calypso Lane in Lafayette Parish on Wednesday morning at about 1:19 a.m.

Deputies have not been able to establish a motive for the shooting and are asking that anyone with information please contact Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 337 232-8477.

We will continue to follow this story.


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