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Teen in critical condition following a shooting on N. Pierce St. in Lafayette

Posted at 4:22 PM, Jun 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-10 19:10:38-04

A teenager is in critical condition following a Thursday shooting in Lafayette.

On June 10 at 4 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a disturbance involving a firearm in the 1100 block of N. Pierce St.

Upon arrival, responding officers located the victim suffering from a gunshot wound, according to a spokesperson for the Department. First-aid measures were administered prior to the girl being transported to a local hospital. She is listed in critical condition.

Investigation at the scene revealed the suspect was involved in a verbal altercation with the victim. The altercation turned violent when the suspect produced a firearm, the spokesperson stated. The girl was then shot by the suspect. The suspect then fled the scene.

This investigation is ongoing.

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