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Lafayette Police investigating overnight homicide

Posted at 10:37 AM, Jul 04, 2019

Lafayette Police are investigating a homicide on Lilly Street.

A man was shot and killed, but so far no arrests.

Residents on Lilly Street say it's a miracle no one else was injured or died because they heard nearly 30 shots fired.

"It was too repetitive. I knew it wasn't fireworks and it was close close," said Lamar Stiner. "I usually look out of the window, but something told me not to. I heard the first one hit the window. I dove out the bed and hit the floor. I knew someone was shooting."

Stiner crawled to the other side of his house, away from the gunfire.

"I kind of heard the voice saying don't shoot me, running like trying to get away from the trouble I guess," Stiner said.

When the gunshots stopped and Stiner heard a car speed away, he went outside.

"When I looked on the side, I just saw him laying there with blood around him. The cop told me to get off the porch and come to the street," Stiner said.

He took a photo of the victim's truck showing multiple bullet holes. Stiner said he went to school with the victim.

"The man is gone," Stiner said. "Somebody lost their son, their daddy, brother. If somebody knows anything, let someone know."

Several neighbors have surveillance cameras. Police say they're following up on leads.

If you have any information call CrimeStoppers at 337-232-TIPS.