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Police: Motive unknown in shooting

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LAFAYETTE, La. (KNOE 8 News/ AP) - Lafayette authorities say a man remains in critical condition after being shot at a home.

Lafayette police said Saturday in a news release that the shooting happened Friday about 11:30 p.m.

The release says the victim answered a knock at the door and was shot in the chest. The motive was not known.

The 23-year-old male victim was taken to an area hospital.

Police recovered a weapon near the residence.

The investigation continues.

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