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UPDATE: Teen arrested in shooting death of teen

Crime Scene
Posted at 10:46 AM, Jun 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-28 11:46:55-04

Lafayette Police say they have arrested a teenager in connection with the June 21 shooting that left another teenager dead.

Police say they arrested a 16-year-old Lafayette teen and booked him with second-degree murder in connection with the June 21 slaying of a 15-year-old Lafayette teen.

The shooting happened at about 10:40 pm in the 800 block of S. Sterling Street. They found a 15-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital were he was pronounced dead.