A man is in serious condition after police found him around 7 o'clock last night lying in the street in the 400 block of Marigold Loop with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Police have issued an arrest warrant for 33-year-old Kervin Gallien Jr. for attempted second degree murder.

 

Originally police thought the man had a puncture would, but it was later revealed he had been shot.

The victim is in serious condition at a local hospital.

Witnesses told police they saw a black car leave the scene minutes after the man was hurt. Anyone with information is urged to call the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.