police car bumper lights photo by Ken Romero

A man is in stable condition after getting shot overnight on Happiness Street, according to Lafayette Police.

The victim told officers he was at a residence when an unknown black male approached him with a handgun and demanded everything in his pockets. That's when the suspect began shooting at him, hitting him in both legs and once in the back.

If you have any information about the crime or the identity of this suspect on the loose, call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.