UPDATE – Man And Woman Involved In Early Morning Lafayette Shooting Identified
Update: LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL) -- Both the man and the woman involved in the early morning Lafayette shooting yesterday have been identified. 27-year-old Victoria Neely of Lafayette was gunned down at her apartment on West University. Lafayette Police later found the "person of interest," now identified as 38-year-old David Brannon of Duson, dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The incident and the relationship between the two people are still under investigation.
A candlelight vigil for Victoria and other victims will be held at Parc San Souci Saturday night at 6 pm.
LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL) -- Police in Lafayette are investigating two fatal shootings that occurred late Wednesday night--one at a home on West University Avenue, while the other was at a home at the corner of Cleveland and Lamar Streets.
According to Cpl. Nicole Benoit with the Lafayette Police Department, officers were called out to the home in the 1300 block of West University Avenue after receiving a report of a burglary.
Once inside, Benoit said officers found a white female shot to death. Her identity has not been released until her family is notified, Benoit said.
After receiving a tip, Benoit said police went to the home of a person of interest in the case, where they found that person dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
A KPEL news source said the shooting is apparently related to domestic violence.
If you have any information, you're asked to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.