Shooting Near Lafayette High School Leaves 1 Injured, School’s ‘Shelter in Place’ Lifted
UPDATE: The shelter-in-place order at Lafayette High School has been lifted. See our original story below.
UPDATE 2: A suspect has been arrested in the case. You can read about that arrest here.
LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - A shooting around noon on Monday left a man in critical condition, and Lafayette police are seeking answers.
The Lafayette Police Department received a call just before noon on Monday regarding a shooting in progress near the 200 block of Felicie Drive. When they arrived at the scene, they found one victim located at a home in the area.
The victim was suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital and is listed in critical condition. Investigators, meanwhile, are working the scene and trying to develop any leads they can in the case.
Lafayette High School was put into "Shelter in Place" status as a result of the nearby shooting, though no one from the school is suspected to be involved.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stopper at (337) 232-TIPS (8477). You can also contact Lafayette Crime Stoppers by downloading the P3 TIPS Mobile App or by dialing **TIPS (**8477) on your mobile device. All callers remain anonymous.
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