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Update – Blood Drives Set For Yousef Balbeisi

Yousef Balbeisi
Yousef Balbeisi

Update: 3:35 p.m. Tuesday, July 3 – Wendy Moore, a representative of the Blood Donor Center, says blood drives have been set up for Yousef Balbeisi. The blood drives will be on the following days:

Saturday, July 14th, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Agave off Bertrand Drive in Lafayette

Monday, July 23rd, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Agave Downtown Lafayette

Saturday, July 28th, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Zeus on Ambassador Caffery in Lafayette


Update: 6:16 p.m. Monday, July 2 – The victim has been identified as Yousef Balbeisi. He was found in and out of consciousness and is still in the hospital. He is the younger brother of Nidal Balbeisi, owner of the Zeus franchise. Yousef is the General Manager of one of the Zeus locations.


1:54 p.m. Monday, July 2 – A Lafayette man is in critical condition after someone broke into his home Monday morning.

Lafayette Police spokesperson Corporal Paul Mouton says it happened on the 100 block of Mimosa Place around 5 a.m. Mouton says the 31-year-old victim was confronted by the suspect who shot him once then ran away. The victim was able to get help from his neighbors and was then transported to the hospital.

If you have any information, you’re urged to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

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