Lafayette Police Seeking Help in Solving Homicide

Detectives are reaching out to the public for help in solving a murder that left one man dead back in May.

Posted: Nov 1, 2020 2:12 PM

Detectives are reaching out to the public for help in solving a murder that left one man dead back in May.

On May 30, 2020 at approximately 11 p.m., officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a disturbance involving a firearm in the 500 Blk of Joan St.

Once on scene, officers located 26-year-old Telvis Benjamin suffering from a single gunshot wound. Medical assistance was provided prior to him being transported to a local hospital.

Once at the hospital, he succumbed to his wound and was pronounced deceased.

The suspect fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival.

This investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS. You can leave information anonymously.

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