Disturbance Between Two Teens Leads To Shooting
A Lafayette teenager is listed in stable condition following a Saturday afternoon shooting.
Cpl. Paul Mouton reported police responded to the 100 block of Petunia Street at about 6 p.m. Saturday to find a 15-year old victim with a gunshot wound to the neck.
Officer located the suspect who has been identified only as a 16-year-old male. He has been arrested and charged with aggravated battery by shooting. He was booked into a juvenile detention home.
Mouton said investigators determined that a disturbance began between the two teens. that led the suspect to shooting the victim.
The shooting remains under investigation.