Lafayette, LA (KPLC) - An arrest has been made in the shooting that occurred on January 18 at about 2 a.m. on West Grant St. in Lafayette.
"According to witnesses, the suspect and victim were involved in a private lot crash. The two men exited their vehicles and began arguing, at which time the suspect allegedly produced a handgun and shot the victim in the lower back," said Paul Mouton, Spokesperson for the Lafayette Police, in a news release.
The suspect fled the scene, and the victim was transported to an area hospital.
Following an investigation, Lafayette Police issued an arrest warrant for 20-year-old Devin Benjamin of Lafayette on charges of Attempted Second Degree Murder.
On January 18 at about 6 p.m., Benjamin turned himself in to law enforcement without incident.
Benjamin was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.
The investigation remains ongoing.