Lafayette police searching for shooter in attempted murder case
Lafayette, La (NBC33) — On July 20, at around 3:45 a.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 1000 block of South Sterling regarding a shooting.
According to the victim, a 25 year-old male, he and the suspect were involved in an argument when the suspect produced a handgun and fired multiple shots in his direction. The victim was not struck by the gunfire and the suspect fled the scene.
At approximately 6:00 am, the suspect approached the victim a second time in the 500 block of 14th Street. The two men began arguing again, at which time the suspect allegedly produced a handgun and fired multiple shots at the victim. This time the victim was struck in the right hip and left leg. The victim was transported to an area hospital and later released. The suspect fled the area on a bicycle.
At around 8:30 am, Lafayette Police located the suspect’s bicycle at the residence of 172 Radcliffe Drive. A perimeter was established around the house and a search warrant was obtained. Members of the Lafayette Police Department’s SWAT Team entered the home, but the suspect was not located.
The suspect is identified as Bryson Glenn Hayward Hudson, 19.
Hudson is wanted for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm and Attempted 2nd Degree Murder in connection with the two incidents. Lafayette Police are asking anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Hudson to contact police or CrimeStoppers at 232-TIPS.