Suspect in Saturday shooting arrested - KLFY News 10

Suspect in Saturday shooting arrested

Updated:

Lafayette police say 20-year-old Devin Benjamin, the suspect in the Saturday morning shooting on the 100 block of W. Grant Street, turned himself in to the authorities this morning.

Benjamin was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center. The investigation remains ongoing.

 

 


 


Suspect Sought in Overnight Shooting
Original Release: January 18, 2014 @ 12:50 pm
Lafayette, LA – On January 18, 2014, at approximately 2:00 am, Lafayette Police responded to the 100 block of West Grant Street regarding a shooting. According to witnesses, the suspect and victim were involved in a private lot crash. 

The two men exited their vehicles and began arguing, at which time the suspect allegedly produced a handgun and shot the victim in the lower back. 

The suspect fled the area prior to police arriving on the scene. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he remains in stable condition.

Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have issued an arrest warrant for Devin Benjamin (20) of Lafayette for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder.  Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Benjamin is encouraged to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

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