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Two injured in overnight shooting at Citi Trends in Lafayette

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Posted at 3:19 AM, Aug 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-24 12:23:03-04

New information is being released about the shooting that happened at a clothing store on Evangeline Thruway.

Police have now confirmed that looting took place near the scene of the officer-involved shooting Friday night. They say they cannot confirm that any protesters were involved in the incident, which included a fight.

Detectives are sifting through various video taken at the scene to determine what happened, a spokesman said.

Officer responded to a shooting around midnight where two people were shot in front of Citi Trends on Evangeline Thruway and transported to a local hospital.

Officials say right now both victims have non-life-threatening injuries.

There are no suspects yet in the incident.

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Around midnight two people were shot and transported to a local hospital after a shooting on Evangeline Thruway at Citi Trends in Lafayette.

Officials say right now both victims have non-life threatening injuries.

There are no suspects yet in the incident.

If you have any information you are asked to contact Lafayette Police or Crimestoppers.

KATC will continue to bring updates on this story as information becomes available.