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Man, 27, arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Lafayette woman and child

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Posted at 1:44 PM, Jul 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-07 11:00:16-04

LAFAYETTE — A 27-year-old man is facing murder charges in connection with the shooting death of a woman and child in Lafayette.

The woman and little girl were located Monday night at 11:30 p.m. in a home on the 3000 block of Mount Court with multiple gunshot wounds, according to Lt. Randy Sherer with the Lafayette Police Department.

Victoria Moore, 22, and her daughter, 3-year-old Datoria Harris were transported to a local hospital where they later died from their injuries.

The 27-year-old suspect was arrested after he fled from the crime scene, according to Lafayette Police. He has been arrested on preliminary charges of two counts of murder.

Anyone with any information regarding this case is asked to call the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200, or through the anonymous WeTIP Hotline at 800-78-CRIME.