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14-year-old shot in Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, LA (EVEN NEWS)- Lafayette Police responded to the area of Louisiana Avenue at Tenth Street in reference to a report of a shooting in progress on Tuesday evening.

When officers arrived, they located a 14-year-old male juvenile victim suffering from gunshot wounds to his upper body.

Through further investigation, it was learned that the male juvenile victim was a passenger inside of a vehicle, which was traveling through the area when the shooting occurred. The juvenile victim was transported to a local hospital, where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries and is expected to make a full recovery.

Currently, there is no available suspect information. The Lafayette Police Department is encouraging anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or has any information to provide, to contact the Lafayette Police Department at 337-291-8600 or Lafayette Crimestoppers at 337-232-TIPS. Callers will remain anonymous.


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