UPDATE: State Police are on the scene of the shooting and reports out say that one person has been transported to a local hospital after the shooting.

KLFY-TV is now reporting that victim is in stable condition and in surgery at a local hospital.

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Original Story:

A Lafayette police officer has reportedly been involved in a shooting on Tuesday night.

According to KATC-TV 3, the shooting happened on Cora St. in Lafayette.

Witnesses say that police have closed down the intersection of Cora and Willow streets heading towards Martin Luther King Jr Drive.

KATC reports that witnesses say that an alleged altercation occurred between three individuals and two police officers. One of those three individuals was allegedly shot several times.

These details have not been confirmed by officials. We will continue to follow this developing story out of Lafayette.