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One suspect in custody, search underway for second after shooting sends victim to hospital

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PORT ALLEN, LA (WAFB) -

One suspect is in custody and a manhunt is underway for a second in connection with a shooting that sent one victim to the hospital.

The West Baton Rouge Parish reported the shooting happened on LA 415 (Lobdell Highway) near South Pacific Road in Port Allen around 6 p.m.

Officials said the victim was taken to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital. His condition is unknown and his name was not released.

Sheriff Mike Cazes said one suspect was taken into custody and deputies are searching a nearby sugarcane field for a second.

The suspects' names have not been released.

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