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LPD: Suspect in Friday evening shooting flees scene after injuring one

Posted at 9:50 PM, Jul 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 22:50:37-04

The Lafayette Police Department is investigating a shooting in the 900 block of Carmel Drive Friday evening.

Officers arriving on scene at 6:45 p.m., they located a 30-year-old female victim suffering from a single gunshot wound.

According to investigators, the victim was speaking with two other individuals when a male suspect produced a handgun. The suspect fired the weapon, striking the victim.

The suspect fled the scene prior to officers arriving. The victim was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

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