Posted: Aug 26, 2012 3:13 PM
Updated: Aug 26, 2012 3:14 PM
On Sunday August 26, 2012 at approximately 4:17 am the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a burglary in progress call with shots fired in the 100 Block of Hummingbird Lane. Upon arrival deputies discovered that 33 year old Clement Amos III had been shot several times and showed no signs of life. He was later pronounced deceased by the corner.
The initial investigation indicates that a female resident in the 100 Block of Hummingbird Lane called her neighbor Clement Amos III and advised she believed someone was attempting to get into her apt. Mr. Amos went to her residence to investigate, while his wife called the Sheriff's Office. It is believed that Mr. Amos came in contact with the suspect who shot him several times, the suspect then fled on foot. The suspect is described as a black male late 20's or early 30's, thin build with short hair. If anyone has information about this incident please call Crime Stoppers at 232-Tips.