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Juvenile accused of attempted murder in Priscilla Ln. shooting

Posted at 10:39 PM, Sep 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-10 10:50:30-04

LAFAYETTE, La. - A juvenile is accused of attempted murder after shooting a man in the head, police say.

Lafayette Police Department responded to a shooting Wednesday at 9:30 pm in the 900 block of Priscilla Lane, according to Sgt. Wayne Griffin, spokesperson for the Department.

The victim was able to get to the Circle K store located at Chalmette Road and NE Evangeline Thruway to seek assistance. The victim was suffering from a gunshot wound to the head, Griffin stated. Medical assistance was provided to the victim prior to him being transported to a local hospital.

Officers were able to develop a suspect, who was located a short time later. The juvenile suspect was booked into the Juvenile Detention Center for attempted second degree murder.

The victim is listed in stable condition.

This investigation is ongoing.

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