Woman and child injured after shooting in Monroe Sunday night

Police say the shooting happened in the 3400 block of Polk Street. (Source: Google Maps)

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - A woman and a child are injured following a shooting in Monroe Sunday night.

Police say the shooting happened in the 3400 block of Polk Street.

They say a 21-year-old female was shot in the lower back. Her one-year-old child was also injured, but police have not confirmed whether or not that child was injured by a gunshot.

They say, as of last night, the mother's injuries were life-threatening and the child had non-life-threatening injuries.

This shooting is still under investigation and police are still looking for a suspect.

If you have any information on this shooting call the Monroe Police Department at (318) 329-2600.