POSTED: Friday, January 18, 2013 - 1:45pm
UPDATED: Friday, January 18, 2013 - 1:49pm
LAFAYETTE, LA (NBC33) — A Lafayette man is recovering in a hospital this morning after he was shot when two robbers broke into his home.
The Lafayette Police Department reports that the incident occurred at roughly 11:00 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17. We’re told two black males wearing masks entered a home located on the 1100 block of Dulles Driver.
A 29-year-old male occupant of the home said he walked into his hallway when one of the suspects fired a shot. The victim was struck in the shoulder. We’re told he’s expected to survive.
Officials say the suspects stole electronics and a cell phone from the home before fleeing the scene.
If you know anything about this incident, call Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS (8477).