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UPDATE: One man arrested in Monday shooting

Simcoe and Pierce shooting
Posted at 11:01 AM, Feb 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-07 14:51:12-05

UPDATE: Lafayette Police have arrested a local man in connection with a Monday morning shooting.

Cody Pierson, 32, was booked with attempted second-degree murder and illegal carrying of a weapon, police say.

Lafayette Police say a 40-year-old man is listed in critical but stable condition after the shooting.

Police were called to the 300 block of South Pierce Street just before 10 a.m. Monday and found the 40-year-old victim lying in a parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound.

Investigators learned that the victim was having a verbal fight with another man in the parking lot of a local business when the man pulled out a gun and shot the victim, then fled.

Investigators with the Lafayette Police Department are asking anyone with information about this incident to call the department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS. The investigation remains ongoing.
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