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Lafayette man facing attempted first-degree murder charge

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Posted at 11:26 AM, Feb 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-03 12:26:58-05

A Lafayette man is facing attempted murder charges after what police are calling a domestic incident.

According to Lafayette police, the incident happened in the 800 block of the NW Evangeline Thruway.

That is where 57-year-old Ernest Trahan allegedly beat someone with a heavy object. The victim was transported to a local hospital.

Due to the extent of the victim's injuries, Trahan was arrested and booked on charges of attempted first degree murder and false imprisonment.

His bond is set at $125,000.