Lafayette Police Seeking Attempted Murder Suspect
Police in Lafayette are asking for the public's assistance in finding a person wanted on attempted first degree murder charges.
Corporal Paul Mouton with Lafayette Police says 32-year-old Damien Richard allegedly shot at two victims during a disturbance on March 31.
"One of the victims was struck in the chest area and treated at a local hospital," Mouton says. "The second victim was not injured."
Cory Richard is already in jail for his role in the shooting. He was arrested on April 5 on charges of accessory after the fact to attempted first degree murder. Mouton says Cory allegedly drove away from the scene with Damien as his passenger.
If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Damien, you're urged to call police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.