54-year-old John Broussard of Lafayette has been charged with Aggravated Second Degree Battery with a Firearm after this morning's shooting sent 18-year-old Carneil Edmond of Lafayette to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

19-year-old Tiage Hudson has been charged with Criminal Trespass in the case, as will Edmond when he is released from the hospital.

Broussard also faces charges of Obstruction of Justice, Illegal Possession of a Firearm, and Possession of Sch. I (Marijuana).


An overnight shooting in Lafayette sent one person to the hospital. It happened around 1:00 AM on Carlton Drive in Lafayette. Only limited details have been released by police at this point and the shooting victim's identity has not been made public. We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.


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