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Police looking for suspect and information in overnight shooting

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Posted at 10:18 AM, Sep 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-20 11:18:41-04

Lafayette Police are searching for a suspect and more information about a deadly shooting that happened last night.

Police were called to a convenience store in the 800 block of North University at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, to investigate a report of shots fired.

When they arrived, they found a man who had been shot several times in the chest. Medical assistance was provided to the man, and he was transported to a hospital, where he died, police say.

The suspect fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival.

Details of this incident are still being sought by investigators.

Here's a picture of the man identified by police as the suspect:

If you have any information about the incident, or about the identity or whereabouts of the suspect, call Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.