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LPD Investigating Thanksgiving Day Shooting Incident

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On Nov. 26 at approximately 11 p.m., officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a shots fired call in the 200 Blk of Verdun Street.

Posted: Nov 27, 2020 4:22 PM

On Nov. 26 at approximately 11 p.m., officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a shots fired call in the 200 Blk of Verdun Street.

While on scene of a call, officers heard several gunshots in the area of Verdun Street and Marne Street. While canvassing the area, one victim was located with a non-life threatening to his upper torso.

Medical assistance was provided to the victim prior to being transported to a local hospital.

The investigation revealed that two male subjects were chasing a third male subject. There was gun fired exchanged between both parties. The victim was an innocent bystander.

The suspects could not be located.

This investigation is ongoing.

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