NewsLafayette Parish

Actions

LPD: Suspect in Moss St. shooting arrested

Default-Image_1280x720.png
Posted at 8:54 PM, Aug 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-08 11:57:38-04

The suspect in the Moss St. shooting on Friday has been arrested, according to a spokesperson with the Lafayette Police Department.

Investigators located the suspect, identified as 21-year-old Joseph Broussard, earlier on Friday and he was arrested without incident.

Police responded to a call of shots fired in the 1100 block of Moss St. Thursday morning, and when they arrived they located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers initially believed Broussard was barricaded in one of the apartments where the victims were located. SWAT was able to breach the door of the apartment and did not locate him.

Broussard had warrants for his arrest for two counts of attempted second degree murder.

No further details on the arrest are available at this time.

READ MORE: Police identify suspect in Moss Street shooting; warrants out for arrest

------------------------------------------------------------
Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, click HERE.

Download our free app for Apple, Android, Roku and Amazon devices.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Evening News Headlines, Latest COVID-19 Headlines, Morning News Headlines, Special Offers

Alexa's Daily Flash Briefing

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Instagram

Subscribe to our Youtube channel