Man shot in face after fight at nightclub in Scott

A fight that started at a Scott nightclub escalated to a shooting near Rayne early Friday that sent a 21-year-old man to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his face, officials said.

Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Maxine Trahan said the shooting occurred around 3:15 a.m. on Tanner Road in Acadia Parish after an earlier altercation at Cowboy’s Night Club in Scott.

Trahan said people in three vehicles were involved. Trahan did not say how many people were involved. The victim, whose wound was described as non-life threatening, was transported to Lafayette Regional Medical Center. The victim was not immediately identified.

Officers with the Lafayette and Scott police departments are assisting in the investigation.