Lafayette police: 15-year-old shot in neck during disturbance with another teen


A 15-year-old boy has been hospitalized after he was shot in the neck Saturday evening in the 100 block of Petunia Loop in Lafayette.

Police say around 5:45 p.m. they received a call about the male victim who had been found in the 100 block of Hudson Lane. The unidentified victim was transported to an area hospital and is listed in stable condition.

A short while later, police say they were able to locate the suspect, a 16 year old male of Lafayette and it was determined that a disturbance occurred between the two juveniles when the suspect shot the victim.

The unidentified suspect was arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery by Shooting and booked into a juvenile detention home.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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