Suspect Arrested In Downtown Lafayette Attack
27-year-old Joshua W. Richard, the man believed to be responsible for attacking graphic designer and disc jockey at a local radio station 30-year-old Andre Broussard in Downtown Lafayette, has turned himself in to Lafayette Police.
Richard is being charged with second degree battery following the attack in which he allegedly struck the victim in the face. LPD spokesman Cpl. Paul Mouton says the victim told officers it began when he bumped into the suspect on Jefferson Street and ended after the suspect allegedly followed him near the intersection of Vermilion Street and Jefferson Street, hitting Broussard in the face twice as Broussard turned to face towards him.
Police continue to investigate.