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Lafayette Police make arrest in Moss Street shooting

Posted at 10:22 AM, Apr 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-10 11:22:11-04

Lafayette Police have arrested a man in connection to a shooting that left two people hospitalized.

Xavier Batiste

That shooting happened Tuesday afternoon around 4:30 at a gas station on Moss Street near Castille Ave.

A spokesperson for the Lafayette Police Department says that a physical altercation led to the shooting. Two people were injured and transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say Xavier Batiste turned himself in on Tuesday night in connection to the shooting. He was arrested and booked on two counts of attempted first-degree murder. His bond is set at $250,000.

Lafayette Police are still searching for another suspect involved. Police did not identify that suspect.

Details on the shooting have not been released.