LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - A 19-year-old is being charged with Attempted Murder in a shooting that happened in Lafayette Parish on Monday morning.

500 block of Tolson Road, google maps
500 block of Tolson Road, google maps
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According to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 500 block of Tolson Road around 9:30 a.m. for a possible shooting in progress. Investigators later identified Savion Comeaux as the suspect.

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Currently, Comeaux sits in the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center following his arrest on the following charges:

  • Attempted Second-Degree Murder
  • Aggravated Assault with a Firearm
  • Resisting a Police Officer by Force or Violence
Savion Comeaux, mugshot via LPSO
Savion Comeaux, mugshot via LPSO
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This case remains under investigation. Comeaux is awaiting his court date.

Lafayette Man Identified as Dead Body Found Following Shooting in New Iberia, Louisiana

NEW IBERIA, La. (KPEL News) - The Iberia Parish Coroner has identified the man shot dead on the back porch of a home in the 900 block of Orange Grove Drive over the weekend; now, investigators are trying to figure out what exactly happened.

900 block of Orange Grove Drive, google maps
900 block of Orange Grove Drive, google maps
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44-year-old Drapper Anthony of Lafayette was found by responding deputies around 3:00 a.m. on Saturday.

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