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Police search for trio driving around shooting people with BB gun

Vehicle police believe the suspects were in. (Source: Lafayette Police Department) Vehicle police believe the suspects were in. (Source: Lafayette Police Department)
LAFAYETTE, LA (WAFB) -

Police are looking for a group of suspects going around shooting people with a pellet or BB gun, which resulted in one victim going to the hospital.

The Lafayette Police Department reported it received seven calls Thursday night and early Friday morning about victims being shot with a pellet or BB.

One victim was taken to the hospital because the object entered the chest area. The other victims suffered only minor injuries.

Police said they responded to calls from just before 10 p.m. until 1:20 a.m. The shootings happened on East Clinton Street, Jefferson Boulevard, Cora Street, Cameron Street, East Pinhook Road, Louisiana Avenue and Johnston Street.

The suspects are described as three young black men in a silver or white sport utility vehicle, possibly a Jeep Cherokee.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 337-232-8477.

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