Jul 15, 2014 4:29 PM by (VIEWER SUBMITTED PHOTO: MAGGIE CANONE)
The St. Mary Sheriff's Off office is investigating a shooting that happened in Bayou Vista today around 1 p.m.
According to SMPSO Spokesperson Traci Landry, deputies responded to a 911 call of a shooting near the intersection of Polaris and Saturn Roads in Bayou Vista. Deputies also received information that a vehicle fled from the area, stated Landry.
Deputies located the vehicle on Teche Road near Belleview Street and discovered an injured male victim. The victim was transported to a hospital in Thibodeaux for treatment by Acadian Ambulance.
The investigation is ongoing.