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Man wanted in Poydras Street shooting

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Posted at 12:26 PM, May 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-30 13:34:28-04

Police are looking for a man following an early morning shooting in Lafayette.

On May 30, 2020, at 3:00 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a disturbance involving a firearm in the 200 block of Poydras Street, according to Sgt. Wayne Griffin, spokesperson for the Department.

Once on scene, officers located one victim suffering from a single gunshot wound to his lower torso. Medical assistance was provided to the victim prior to him being transported to a local hospital. Police say the suspect fled the scene prior to officers' arrival.

Through their investigation, officers were able to develop a suspect and secured an arrest warrant for Nathaniel Zeno for one count of illegal discharge of a firearm and one count of felon in possession of firearm.

The victim is listed in stable condition, Giffin stated.

If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Zeno, contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.

This investigation is ongoing.

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