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At 12:40am on 8-2-19, Lafayette Police officers responded to the 500 block of Gordon Ct, in reference to a shooting.
A male victim, suffering from a single gunshot wound, was located. He was transported to St. Elizabeth East for treatment, but died as a result of his injuries.
The suspect is described as a black male with short hair, aged from the late teens to early twenties, wearing a white t-shirt and jeans.
Identification of the victim will be released by the Coroner’s Office, once confirmation and notifications have been made. This investigation is on-going.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200, or the LAFAYETTE WeTip HOTLINE at 1-800-78 CRIME.