UPDATE: (9:00 A.M.)

Lafayette Police tells Kpel, via press release, that they have arrested 27-year-old Bryant Batiste in the shooting of a 32-year-old victim man.

Officials say that the argument that led to the victim being shot in the face had to do with a child custody exchange.


Lafayette Police are investigating a shooting that took place last night near the Northgate Mall.

Lafayette Police Department Spokesman Wayne Griffin tells Townsquare Media, via a press release, that the shooting took place in a parking lot near the northside Planet Fitness location. My Hood Lit shared a live eyewitness video on Facebook after police arrived on the scene.

Lafayette PD says one person sustained "non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital."

The suspect was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on a charge of Attempted Second Degree Murder.

We will continue to follow this story as there is no suspect or further details available as of this morning.

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