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Police investigating fatal shooting on Joan St. in Lafayette

Posted at 9:25 AM, May 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-31 10:25:21-04

Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Saturday in Lafayette.

The Lafayette Police Department responded to a disturbance involving a firearm in the 500 block of Joan Street at 11:00 pm, according to Sgt. Wayne Griffin, spokesperson for the Department.

Once on the scene, officers located one victim suffering from a single gunshot wound.

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

Once at the hospital, the victim died from his wound, Griffin stated.

The suspect fled the scene prior to officers' arrival.

This investigation is ongoing.

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