LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - Two people have been hospitalized in separate shootings in Lafayette, and Lafayette police are investigating.

According to an LPD notice, police were first made aware of a shooting in the 500 block of W. Gilman Street in Lafayette. Officers responding to the scene found a victim with multiple apparent gunshot wounds. After emergency aid was given to the victim, they were transported to a local hospital, where they are listed in "stable but critical" condition.

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Police then learned of another prior shooting at Big Boys Tobacco on N. University. Once at the scene, they found a victim with a single gunshot wound. That victim was likewise transported to a local hospital, where they are listed in stable condition.

Police have established crime scenes at both locations and investigators are on these scenes working to determine investigative leads.

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Anyone with information pertaining to the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Lafayette Crime Stopper at (337) 232-TIPS (8477). You can also contact Lafayette Crime Stoppers by downloading the P3 TIPS Mobile App or by dialing **TIPS (**8477) on your mobile device. All callers remain anonymous.

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