POSTED: Monday, December 24, 2012 - 4:00pm
UPDATED: Monday, December 24, 2012 - 4:04pm
HOUMA, LA (NBC33) — Four people were shot outside a nightclub in Houma. The shots were fired while police officers were on the scene investigating a large fight.
The Houma Police Department reports that the incident happened on Sunday, Dec. 23 at roughly 1:30 a.m. Officers were patrolling the downtown area when they noticed a large fight outside of the City Club on Main Street. While officers were on the scene a suspect fired off several gunshots.
Three males and one female were struck by bullets. Officials could not provide information relative to their condition.
Officers on scene say they saw the suspect who fired the shots. However, they attempted to chase him down on foot, but were unsuccessful in apprehending him.
The suspect is described as a black male, tall, slim build, with dreadlocks, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt.
If you know anything about this incident or the identity of the suspect, please call the Houma Police Department at (985) 873-6371 or call the Bayou Region Crime Stoppers at (800) 743-7433.