UPDATE 2/22/23 9:43 P.M.: The victim has been identified as Abilio-Waldermar-Bravo-Lopez 27, of Lafayette, LA.
Investigators have arrested the suspect responsible for the shooting, Johnnie Tolliver, 31, of Lafayette, LA. He was arrested and booked on a warrant for first degree murder and attempted first degree murder. Tolliver was booked into Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.
Through investigation, police found that one other victim was shot as a result of the shooting that occurred. The victim was treated at a local hospital and expected to make a full recovery.
ORIGINAL: LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)– Just before 1 a.m., Lafayette Police were called to the 200 block of Verdun Street. When officers arrived on the scene, they found one male victim suffering from a gunshot wound.
According to Sergeant Robin Green, officers performed life-saving measures until medical personnel arrived. However, the victim was pronounced dead on the scene due to his injuries.
Investigators are currently on scene gathering information and piecing together the facts. More information regarding this investigation will be released at a later time.
If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.