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Man arrested on attempted murder charge for October 2020 shooting in Lafayette

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Posted at 10:16 AM, Aug 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-21 17:17:48-04

A Lafayette man has been arrested, charged with attempted murder in an October 2020 drive-by shooting.

Arrest reports show that 21-year-old Brendan Willis was arrested on August 20 on an active warrant.

According to an initial report from the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office, Willis was wanted in connection with a drive by shooting that occurred on October 31, 2020.

In that incident Willis and other unnamed suspects are accused of firing several rounds at a another vehicle along I-49 in Lafayette Parish. Reports say the suspects chased the victims vehicle for several miles.

The arrest reports named another person in association with Willis' arrest, Joshua Thibodeaux.

On Wednesday, Lafayette Police announced that they had arrested Thibodeaux.

Thibodeaux was wanted by LPSO for attempted first degree murder and narcotics violation, according to LPD.

Details on the incident they were arrested in connection with was not immediately available.

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