Innocent bystander hit during a shooting on Thanksgiving

Lafayette police looking for suspects
Posted at 11:16 AM, Nov 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-27 12:19:21-05

LAFAYETTE — Lafayette police need your help locating a shooting suspect.

Police were called to investigate a shooting around 11:00 pm on November 26, the 200 block of Verdun Street.

While investigating the shooting officers heard several gunshots in the area.

According to police two men were chasing a third man near Verdun Street and Marne Street. There was gun fire exchanged between both parties.

The victim, an innocent bystander was hit by a stray bullet. He was transported to a local hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.

If you have any information on this shooting you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS