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Man shot and killed on southwest side of Lafayette

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Posted at 9:43 AM, Aug 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-02 09:50:31-04

LAFAYETTE — Police are looking for a man accused of shooting and killing another man early Friday morning in Lafayette.

Lafayette Police Department officers and emergency personnel were called around 12:40 a.m. to the 500 block of Gordon Court on the report of a shooting, LPD Sgt. Mike Brown said in a press release.

When they arrived, they located a man who shot, Brown said. The man later died.

Police are looking for a black male, possibly in his late teens to 20s, with short hair, last seen wearing a white T-shirt and jeans, Brown said.

The identity of the victim has not been released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 765-807-1200 or the WeTip hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME.