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Lafayette Police working a shooting; victim treated and released

Posted at 10:05 PM, Jun 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-21 23:05:49-04

Lafayette Police are working a shooting that happened this afternoon.

The victim, who was shot in the face, was treated and released from a local hospital, police say.

The incident happened at about 4:45 p.m. on Evelyn Street, police say.

Medical assistance was provided to the individual prior to being transported to a local hospital.

Once at the hospital, the victim was treated for his injuries and released.

The suspect fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival.

This investigation is ongoing.