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UPDATE: Victim in weekend shooting identified

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Posted at 12:40 PM, Sep 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-22 13:40:03-04

Lafayette Police are still searching for a suspect and more information about a deadly shooting that happened this past weekend, but they have identified the victim.

Damian George, 18, of Lafayette died in the Saturday evening shooting, police say.

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.