Lafayette Police investigate fatal shooting on Meadow Lane


LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) Lafayette Police say a 37-year-old male was shot and killed Saturday on the 200 block of Meadow Lane.

Public Information Officer Sgt. Wayne Griffin confirmed with News 10 that the heavy police presence in the residential neighborhood came following reports of shots fired around 4:45 p.m.

He said when officers arrived, they found the male victim on the ground suffering with two gunshot wounds, in the upper and lower torso areas.

Griffin said the victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

The motive behind the shooting is unknown and no suspect information has been released.

Griffin said the victim so far can only be identified as a white male who is approximately 37-years-old.

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