Lafayette Police Investigate Two Shootings
Sunday morning was a busy one for police in Lafayette as officers investigated two separate shootings.
Corporal Paul Mouton with Lafayette Police say officers responded to a disturbance on W. Second Street at about 2 a.m. regarding a large fight.
The victim, a 20-year-old male from Carencro, tells police as the two groups involved in the fight separated, he heard a single gunshot and was hit in the back. He was taken to a local hospital where he was treated for his injuries.
The second shooting happened at about 3:44 a.m. on N. University Ave. The victim says he was involved in an argument with two black males who were driving in a "newer model silver Ford Mustang," Mouton says.
As the victim was walking away from the car, one of the suspects fired a single gunshot, hitting the victim in the right leg. He was taken to a local hospital where he was treated for his injuries.
The suspects in both shootings fled the scenes.
If you have any information regarding either incident, you're asked to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers of Lafayette Parish at (337) 232-TIPS.