Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting

Lafayette, LA— On August 31, 2012, at 12:59 am, Lafayette Police responded to a shooting in the 500 Block of Saint John Street.  The victim informed officers that he was approached by two black males.  The victim reported that a physical altercation began with the males.  The victim stated that he attempted to flee the area, when he was shot multiple times in the lower torso.  The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  Several personal items belonging to the victim were taking during the incident. 

Detectives are asking anyone with information about the incident to call the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

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