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Update: Victim identified in Edison Street shooting

White SUV is vehicle of interest
Posted at 5:32 PM, Sep 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-17 12:04:25-04

LAFAYETTE — Update: Lafayette Police have identified the victim in Wednesday afternoon's shooting on Edison Street as 20-year-old Tiage Montrell Hudson of Lafayette.

LPD Spokesperson Cpl. Bridgette Dugas said that police responded to the 600 block of Edison Street at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in response to shots fired near a residence.

Hudson was found on scene, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased on scene.

At this time, no arrests have been made. Police are looking for a white SUV as a potential vehicle of interest.

The investigation is ongoing. Police ask anyone with information to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

KATC will have the latest details on this shooting tonight at 10. Watch our live stream below.


ORIGINAL STORY: One person is dead following a shooting on Edison Street.

Police have the scene roped off several blocks of the roadway at this time. They say they arrived on the scene around 4:40 p.m. following a shots fired call and found a man dead from multiple gunshot wounds in a yard.

The shooting occurred near the area behind St. Anthony Church near Celeste Street in the 600 block of Edison Street.

Police say they do not have any information on a suspect(s) at this time. Police say they are looking for a white SUV that witnesses say they saw fleeing the area following the shooting.

KATC's Chris Welty is currently on scene. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.