UPDATE, 8/5/22, 9:41 A.M.: Devin Celestine, has been extradited back to Lafayette and charged with second degree murder, attempted second degree murder and obstruction of justice
UPDATE, 7/23/22, 2:24 P.M.: The suspect, Devin Celestine, 20 of Lafayette, was picked up by the United States Marshal’s Service out of Houston. Celestine was picked up on warrants for second degree murder and attempted second degree murder. He was taken into custody and booked into the Harris County Jail.
UPDATE, 7/11/22, 4:05 P.M.: According to Lafayette Police, the victim has been identified as Dante Savoy, 22 of Lafayette.
ORIGINAL, 7/9/22, 3:11 P.M.: LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – A man is dead after being shot multiple times Saturday morning in Lafayette.
According to Lafayette Police, officers responded to the 500 block of N. Pierce Street in reference to a shooting in progress around 1:42 a.m. Saturday morning. When officers arrived on scene they found the victim unresponsive, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. They were transported to an area hospital where they were pronounced dead.
Investigators are actively working the case. More information will be provided as it becomes available. Lafayette Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident, please contact us or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.