One Dead – One Injured By Shots Fired By Burglary Victim In Youngsville
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a shooting that happened in Youngsville just after midnight. Deputies were called to a business in the 200 block of Austin Road at 12:30 this morning. The business owner says his business was burglarized earlier in the evening and the thieves returned and he confronted them. The burglars attempted to run over the business owner and he fired several shots at the vehicle. A short time later deputies found the getaway car with the driver, 19 year old Latorious Walker dead at the wheel. His accomplice, 17 year old Lamar Brooks was found nearby with a single gunshot wound. Stolen guns and other items were found in the car, which had been reported stolen earlier from the Lafayette Police Department. The incident is still being investigated by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Department.