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Victims of Edison Street shooting in stable condition

Suspect fled on foot into neighborhood
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Posted at 9:32 AM, Sep 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-20 10:32:21-04

Police say the victims of a Sunday morning shooting in Lafayette are in stable condition.

The two remain hospitalized after being shot while inside a vehicle on September 19 in the 500 block of Edison Street.

After an investigation, police say they learned that a suspect on foot approached the two victims while they were inside a vehicle.

Following the shooting, they say the suspect fled the scene on foot into the neighborhood.

An investigation into the shooting is on going. Anyone with information is asked to contact Lafayette Police or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

KATC's Taylor Toole spoke with residents in the neighborhood about the shooting.

They say, now is the time to end gun violence. Read more here

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