Lafayette shooting victim hospitalized

?Lafayette, LA – On November 20, 2014, at approximately 12:30 am, Lafayette Police responded to a shooting in the 200 block of Happiness Street.  The victim told officers he was at a residence when an unknown black male approached him demanding everything in his pockets.  The suspect then began shooting at the victim with a handgun, striking the victim in both legs and once in the back.  The suspect was last seen running away from the scene on Happiness Street.  The victim, a 31 year old male, was transported to an area hospital where he remains in stable condition. 

Anyone with information about the shooting or the identity of the suspect is encouraged to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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