One person was injured and taken to a local hospital last night in a shooting on East Simcoe Street in Lafayette.

Lafayette Police tell KATC that the shooting occurred in the 1600 block of the street around 10:15 pm last night.

Public Information Officer Wayne Griffin says one person was shot and received injuries in the upper torso. The victim was taken to a local hospital.

Police are searching for two suspects in connection with the shooting at this time.

Griffin says that the two suspects fled before officers arrived on the scene.

We will provide updates as they are made available.