Lafayette Police investigate shooting death of 22 year old
POSTED: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 11:30am
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 11:34am
LAFAYETTE, LA — On Wednesday, May 23, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Lafayette Police responded to the intersection of Goldman Street and Division regarding a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered a 22 year old male of Lafayette lying in the street dead from an apparent gunshot wound.
According to witnesses, the victim was arguing with the suspect when the suspect allegedly produced a handgun and fired one shot, striking the victim. The suspect immediately fled the area on foot. The suspect is described as a black male, slender build and approximately 6’3” tall.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about the shooting or the identity of the suspect to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.