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Police investigating shooting in Lafayette on E. Simcoe

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Posted at 4:00 PM, Aug 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-28 20:08:31-04

LAFAYETTE, La. - Police are investigating a shooting on the 100 block of Alsandor Dr. that occurred around 3:30 p.m. Friday.

Officers arriving on scene located a victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. First aid measures were quickly administered. The investigation revealed that there was a verbal altercation between the victim and the suspect. The altercation turned violent when the suspect shot the victim in the abdomen.

The victim, identified as 27-year-old Monkurvis Irvin of Lafayette, was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the suspect left the scene prior to officers' arrival.

The investigation is ongoing.

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