Shooting in high school parking lot leaves one injured

ST. JAMES, LA (WAFB) - Authorities are investigating a shooting in the parking lot of a high school that sent one person to the hospital Tuesday night.

The St. James Parish Sheriff's Office said the shooting happened in front of St. James High around 8:30 p.m., as a basketball game was taking place in the gym.

Investigators said the victim was taken to University Hospital in New Orleans. The victim's name was not released. At last check, the victim was in stable condition.

Deputies said two people were taken into custody in the shooting. Their names have not been released.

Detectives reported they do not believe the shooting was connected to the game.

The investigation is ongoing.

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