Posted: Aug 19, 2013 10:16 AM by KATC
Updated: Aug 19, 2013 10:50 AM
Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have identified the victim in Sunday's early morning shooting as Connie Burch, 51, of Pineville, Louisiana. Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers.
The shooting happened August 18, 2013, between 12:30 am and 1:00 am in the 1100 block of Madeline Avenue. Police say when they arrived on scene they found the female victim lying on the sidewalk near a coulee bridge. Investigators say the victim had a single gunshot wound.
Detectives are seeking information on a person of interest that was seen by witnesses leaving the area on a bike. That person is described as a thin build black male with a dark complexion, dreadlocks and wearing a white muscle shirt and red shorts.
Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.