LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - One man is behind bars and a victim is recovering from apparent gunshot wounds after a shooting happened in the 200 block of Martin Oaks Drive in Lafayette on Thursday.
Lafayette Police say they were called to a local hospital around 1:30 p.m. then were told that the shooting happened in the neighborhood. Officers then identified and arrested one subject - Keton D. Dugas, Jr. He faces one count of Attempted Second Degree Murder.
The victim is in stable condition and is recovering.
The case is still under investigation. If you have any information about this case please contact Lafayette Police or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS.
Juvenile Arrested in Fatal Shooting Near I-10 in Breaux Bridge
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after a Breaux Bridge man was shot dead. Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office says 18-year-old Lochlan Harman was located outside of a residence in the 1100 block of the I-10 Frontage Road in Breaux Bridge.on Thursday afternoon.
The juvenile faces 1 count of Second Degree Murder and 1 count of Obstruction of Justice.
Armed Robberies Across Acadiana in 2022
Of the crimes that have headlined 2022, armed robberies have been among the most prevalent.
Armed robberies - as they become more prevalent in a community - steal peace from the citizens who live there. These crimes may start out as a thief trying to steal from the victim but many times that thief turns into a murderer when that weapon is actually used.
Let's take a look at headline-catching cases involving armed robbery in 2022.
List of Homicides and Deaths in Acadiana for 2022
There have been multiple homicides in Acadiana for 2022. The following is a list, by parish, of each of the homicides and deaths that have happened so far this year. It is astounding the number of deaths in our area this year. Multiple deaths due to shootings have happened this year along with several hit-and-run deaths.