Unidentified man killed during altercation in Lafayette

Unidentified man killed during altercation in Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, LA (WAFB) - Lafayette Police are investigating the shooting death of a man early Friday morning.

According to police, the shooting happened at 2:15 a.m. in the 3100 block of West Pinhook Road.

When officers arrived at the scene, they learned that an unidentified Hispanic male and a 38-year-old female had been involved in an altercation in the parking lot of a business.

During the altercation, both the man and the woman fell to the ground. While on the ground the woman pulled out a handgun and shot the male in the chest. The male then fled the scene on foot. He was later found dead in a nearby parking lot.

Investigators say they have interviewed witnesses and the shooter but no arrests have been made.

Police are currently working to identify the victim.

Detectives ask that if anyone has any information about the shooting or the identity of the victim to call the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS.

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