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LPD working two shootings

Police investigating shooting on Walker Road in Lafayette
Posted at 2:14 PM, Jan 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-31 15:15:23-05

Lafayette Police are working two shootings that happened in the city since last night.

The first happened at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday night in the 300 block of Gladys Avenue.

Officers were called to the area after residents heard gunshots. They found a man in the road, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital, where he is listed in critical but stable condition. Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting, and have no suspect to identify at this time, a spokeswoman said.

Earlier today, police were called to the 100 block of Harmony Street at about 11 a.m. They found a female juvenile who had been shot. She's in stable condition at a local hospital. The suspect is a male juvenile who fled the scene before police arrived. This investigation also is continuing.

Anyone with information about either of these shootings is asked to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.