Lafayette Police detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that happened just before 2 o'clock this morning on Hansel Street.

Police say they found 45-year-old John Jones with a gunshot wound in his chest. They man succumbed to his injuries.

Detectives say that witnesses told them that the suspect in the shooting took offer in Jones' car. It was later recovered at a motel, but the suspect was gone.

Anyone who might have any information about what happened before, during or after this shooting is asked to call the Lafayette Police Department, or you can call Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.