Police: 15-year-old arrested in connection with shooting death of 14-year-old

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Police say they have arrested a 15-year-old male in connection with last night’s shooting that left a 14-year-old dead in Lafayette.

Cpl. Karl Ratcliff said the suspect and victim were acquaintances.

The juvenile suspect has been charged with second-degree murder.

The 14-year-old victim was found dead on a sidewalk around 9 p.m. in the 100 block of Champagne Street.



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