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.

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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.

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