Victim Injured in Home Break-in, Lafayette Parish Man Arrested
LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - A Lafayette Parish man is sitting in jail following a home invasion just after midnight early Friday.
According to a press release from the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office, the shooting happened in the 1200 block of Pitt Road, which is in Scott.
That’s where deputies found the injured victim who sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Investigators say 40-year-old Russell Potier was named a suspect and was arrested on Friday night. Potier sits in the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on a charge of Attempted First Degree Murder. No bond has been set for him at this time.
Potier's court date has been set for Tuesday, January 31st.
The 7 Most Infamous Female Killers In Louisiana History
List of Homicides and Deaths in Acadiana for 2023
Whether you pay attention to the news each day or just sporadically check in every once in a while, I think you will agree that we are often reading about homicides and deaths around Acadiana. 2023 seems to be showing that Acadiana will have a busy year when it comes to homicides, fatal crashes, and pedestrian deaths.