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Lafayette, LA- Officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to an address in the 500 Blk of S. Pierce St. at approximately 1:30 am on July 5. Once on scene, officers determined that there were approximately three persons that were struck by gunfire. One victim, Mr. Jimmy Fuselier of Carencro, 35, was transported to a local hospital but was unable to recover from the injury.
One of the other victims was struck in the back, and attempted to drive himself to a local hospital. On the way to the hospital, the victim was involved in a major vehicle crash at the intersection of Evangeline Thruway and Jefferson St. He is listed in stable condition.
The third victim suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his foot, and refused medical attention on scene.
This is an ongoing investigation.