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One arrested in Malapart Road shooting

Lafayette Sheriff’s Office
Posted at 11:15 AM, Apr 11, 2022

A Lafayette woman is under arrest in connection with a weekend shooting on Malapart Road.

Deputies were called to the 300 block of Malapart Rd. just before 11 p.m. Sunday to investigate a report of a shooting.

When they arrived, they found one person suffering from a gunshot wound; the victim is now listed in stable condition in a local hospital.

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Detectives conducting the investigation identified Deericka Wiltz, 28, as the suspect in this case. Wiltz was arrested and booked with Attempted Second-Degree Murder.