Man shot in the calf during early morning altercation

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 11:00am

Police are investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital early Friday morning.

The Lafayette Police Department reports that the incident occurred on Friday, Nov. 2 at roughly 9:00 a.m. When officers arrived to the scene located on the 100 block of Town Homes Drive, they found a man who had been shot in the calf.

Witnesses told officers that the victim and the suspect were involved in a verbal argument. The suspect pulled out a handgun and fire 4 or 5 shots at the victim and then fled in a 4-door green vehicle.

The 30-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injury. He is expected to recover.

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


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