Lafayette police search for shooting suspect

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Lafayette police responded to the 200 block of East Clinton Street on Wednesday regarding a shooting.

Responding officers were told there was a disturbance over a stolen battery which ended with the suspect allegedly shooting the victim, a 34 year old male, in the left leg.

Lafayette Police were able to identify the suspect as Karlon Woods, Jr. (18) of Lafayette. A warrant was obtained for Woods arrest for Aggravated Battery with a Firearm.

The victim was transported to an area hospital and treated for his non-life threatening injury. Police are encouraging anyone with information on the whereabouts of Karlon Woods to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

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