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Lafayette Police make arrest in February shooting

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Douglas Dugas. (Source: Lafayette Police Department) Douglas Dugas. (Source: Lafayette Police Department)

Lafayette Police have made an arrest following the February 22 shooting that took place in the 100 block of Royal.

According to authorities, 30-year-old Douglas Dugas of Lafayette was arrested Monday by the U.S. Marshals Violent Offenders Task Force. Dugas is charged with attempted first degree murder. His bond has been set at $250,000.

Witnesses say that the suspect drove by the victim's house and fired multiple shots with a pistol at the home. A 22-year-old male was struck once in the back and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The victim was later released.

The suspect was identified as Dugas, and a warrant for his arrest was issued on March 24.

The investigation continues.

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