Suspect sought in shooting of 19-year-old

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LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly shot and injured a 19-year-old man late Saturday night.

The shooting happened around 11 p.m. in the 800 block of Martin Luther King Drive.

Corporal Paul Mouton said the victim was walking on the sidewalk when “an older model black Cadillac stopped in the roadway,” and the suspect fired one shot from the window.

The victim, who was hit in the right leg, was taken to a local hospital and is listed in good condition, according to Mouton.

Anyone with any information about the shooting or the suspect is asked to call the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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