Lafayette, La. - On August 28 at approximately 3:30 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 100 Blk of Alsandor Dr. in reference a shooting.
Once officers arrived on scene, the victim was located suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. First aid measures were quickly administered.
The investigation revealed that there was a verbal altercation between the victim and suspect. The altercation took a violent turned when the suspect shot the victim once in the abdomen.
The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The victim was identified as Mr. Monkurvis Irvin, (B/M) 27 of Lafayette.
The suspect left the scene prior to officers’ arrival.
This is an ongoing investigation.