17-year-old male shot in Joan Street drive-by


A 17-year-old boy was shot multiple times and is listed in critical condition following a drive-by shooting in the 400 block of Joan Street Saturday afternoon.

Lafayette Police Public Information Officer, Corporal Paul Mouton said the victim was walking down the street around 4:40 p.m. when a small, compact vehicle drove by and someone inside the vehicle fired multiple shots and then fled the area.

Police say the victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and is currently listed in critical but stable condition at a local hospital.

An investigation is underway and police are asking anyone with information to contact Crimestoppers at 232-TIPS.


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