At approximately 1625 hours on Wednesday January 13, 2016, officers with the Lafayette Police Department were sent to the 200-block of Plantation Way regarding an accidental shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Investigation determined that the individual had been handling the firearm when it accidentally discharged. The individual was transported to a local health care facility for treatment of a non-life threatening injury. The investigation is ongoing.