Lafayette police respond to weekend shootings - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Lafayette Police respond to weekend shootings

(Source: MGN Online) (Source: MGN Online)

Lafayette Police responded to two shootings over the weekend.

Officers working the Jefferson St. detail responded to a shot being fired inside a nightclub around 2 a.m.

The Lafayette Police Department reports that a black male was captured on video surveillance firing a single shot and injuring on male and two females. The male and one female victim were transported to an area hospital with minor injuries, while the third victim refused care. 

In a separate incident, at approximately 2:15 a.m., Lafayette Police officers responded to several shots being fired near Grant Street. Several vehicles were hit.

The investigations remain ongoing. The motives behind the shootings are still unknown.

Detectives are encouraging anyone with information about the shootings or the identity of the suspect(s) to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

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