Lafayette police searching for suspect who shot man in the stomach; victim survived
POSTED: Monday, September 2, 2013 - 3:00pm
UPDATED: Monday, September 2, 2013 - 3:04pm
LAFAYETTE, LA (NBC33) — Police are working to identify the person who shot an 18-year-old man in the stomach.
The Lafayette Police Department reports that the shooting happened on Saturday, Aug. 31 at roughly 9:00 p.m. The victim told officers it happened while he was at a home located on Madeline Ave.
Officials say the suspect approached the victim and shot him once in the stomach. The victim was able to drive to a nearby convenience store and called police for help. He was transported to a local hospital where he is currently listed in stable condition.
Investigators have not yet established a motive or suspect for the shooting.
If you know anything about this incident, call Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS (8477).