Lafayette police responded to the 400 block of Cleveland Street Sunday morning regarding a welfare concern.
Officers discovered the 84-year-old female victim lying on the floor of a bedroom in her home. It appeared to officers that the victim suffered from multiple strikes from an object to the head.
The victim was transported to an area hospital where she is listed in stable condition.
Authorities were able to identify the suspect as 44-year-old Glen Lamont Semien. Semien was arrested by the U.S. Marshal's Violent Task Force at approximately 5 p.m. on an arrest warrant for attempted first degree murder.
The investigation remains ongoing.