Duson man shot in the chest during home invasion; suspect wanted

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Saturday, September 7, 2013 - 6:08pm

A 22-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after he was shot in the chest by a home intruder.

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the incident happened shortly before 10:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6. We’re told it happened at the victim’s home, which is located in the 300 block of Marigny Circle in Duson.

Officials say there was evidence of forced entry into the home, but they have not listed an official motive for the shooting.

Witnesses reported seeing at least one person fleeing from the scene after the shooting occurred. They did not provide a description of the suspect.

If you know anything about this incident, call Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-8477.


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