Lafayette police say a juvenile suspect was taken into custody without incident in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred in the 800 block of North University Avenue.
From the Lafayette Police Department:
Update: Second Degree Murder Incident in the 800 Blk of N. University Ave.
On September 23, agents with the Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana’s United States Marshals’ Violent Offender Task Force were able to take the juvenile suspect (B/M), 17 into custody without incident.
This is an ongoing investigation.
Original Release Date: September 20, 2020 at 10:01 am
Second Degree Murder Incident in the 800 Blk of N. University Ave.
On September 19, 2020 at approximately 11:30 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a shots fired call at a local convenience store in the 800 Blk of N. University Ave.
Once on scene, officers located one victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso.
Medical assistance was provided to the victim prior to being transported to a local hospital by first responders.
Once at the hospital, the victim succumbed to his injuries.