Lafayette Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Girlfriend
19-year-old Lucas Williams of Lafayette has been arrested after shots heard early Saturday morning led to his girlfriend's death.
Lafayette Police spokesperson Senior Corporal Bridgette Dugas says 18-year-old Jennifer Hurst of Lafayette was found slumped over inside a vehicle at an apartment complex in the 300 block of McDonald Street around 2:30 a.m., suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She later died at a local hospital.
Officers say witnesses identified Williams as the suspect. He was charged with Second Degree Murder after he turned himself in and has been booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.
Authorities continue to investigate.
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