Zydeco artist Chris Ardoin shot while performing at concert

COLFAX, La. — Zydeco musician Chris Ardoin was shot Friday while he was performing at a concert.

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His wife said Ardoin was shot on his right side while on stage, according to KLFY.

“Doctors said thankfully he’s a built guy,” she wrote on social media. “The bullet didn’t penetrate his lung and stopped near his ribs. We are currently in the hospital. Please keep him in your prayers and will update you all later.”

Hello everyone this is Kerri, Chris’ wife. Yes, unfortunately tonight he did get shot in the back on his right side...

Posted by Chris Ardoin Music on Saturday, July 31, 2021

Authorities have not confirmed the shooting, KLFY reported.

Ardoin was performing at the Zydeco Bike Fest, according to a flyer he posted on social media hours before performing.

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