UDPATE: LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - Lafayette Police have released the name of the man charged in the early Sunday morning shooting on Verdun Street.

52-year-old Patrick Narcisse of Lafayette is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. to face charges of Attempted Second-Degree Murder, and Illegal Discharge of a Firearm. His total bond on the two charges was set at $27,500.00. According to jail records, Narcisse is currently not in jail at this time.

The two other males who were charges with Attempted Theft and Trespassing were juveniles.


LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - A trespassing call turned into something even more serious early this morning (Sunday) when shots rang out as Lafayette Police were responding to the call.

Verdun Street, google maps
Verdun Street, google maps

Officers responding to the 100 block of Verdun Street heard gunshots when they arrived in the area and located a male suspect who was taken into custody. Investigators say the suspect fired multiple shots at people who were trespassing in his yard, which had a fence around it.

That person has been booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center for Attempted Second Degree Murder and Illegal Discharge of a Firearm.

Lafayette Parish Correctional Center
Staff Photo

According to a press release from LPD, one victim was found suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. That person was transported to a local hospital  to be treated for injuries.

Two males were arrested for Attempted Theft and Trespassing.

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