Posted: Jun 5, 2013 5:24 AM by KATC/CS
Lafayette, LA - On June 5, 2013, at approximately 2:50 am, Lafayette Police responded to a shooting in the 100 block of Paradise Street. According to investigators, two masked suspects armed with handguns forcefully entered the residence. Once inside the home, the suspects exchanged gunfire with the resident. One of the suspects was fatally shot at the entrance to the home. The second suspect ran from the scene and was observed entering a light colored 4 door vehicle. There were no injuries within the home. The identity of the deceased suspect remains unknown at this time. The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.
Detectives are encouraging anyone with information about the shooting or the identity of the second suspect to contact Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.