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Home Invasion Shooting
Saturday, September 7, 2013
A 22 year old Duson man is being treated at a local hospital for a gunshot wound to the chest; the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Deputies received the call at 9:39 PM on Friday September 6, 2013 of gunshots in the 300 block of Marigny Circle. Upon arrival deputies found evidence of forced entry into the victim’s apartment and the victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where his condition is unknown. Deputies have few leads at this time in the case but believe that someone may have seen the suspect or suspects fleeing the area after the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to contact Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 337 232-8477 (TIPS) callers can remain anonymous and receive cash rewards.