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Lafayette man accused of shooting at family members following argument

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Posted at 1:00 PM, May 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-27 14:00:19-04

A Lafayette man is facing attempted murder charges after he allegedly shot at family members.

On April 30, 2020, Lafayette Police say that Arthur Gotch was in an argument with two family members outside of a home in the 800 block of South Orange St.

According to Lafayette Police Gotch pulled out a gun during the argument and started shooting. Another family was in the home at the time of the shooting.

Gotch allegedly left the scene following the incident and surrender to police on Tuesday, May 26.

He is facing three charges of attempted first degree murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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