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UPDATE: Lafayette, La. – On July 26, 2020, the male driver, Mr. Marcus Williamson, 29, and his female passenger, Ms. Debreana Green, 21, were detained and transported to the Lafayette Police Department for interviews with investigators. At the conclusion of their interviews with investigators, enough probable cause was gained to arrest both suspects. They were booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center for two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder.
This is an ongoing investigation.
Lafayette, La. – Officers with the Lafayette Police Department were in the area of the 2200 block of the NW Evangeline Thruway when they heard numerous shots being fired in the area, on July 26, 2020, at approximately 4:45 pm,. Officers located a Nissan SUV fleeing the area and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The suspect vehicle was pursued out of the city to an area near Grand Coteau. Officers were able to detain the male driver and a female passenger, who were transported back to Lafayette for questioning.
The Lafayette Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating the shooting. There are no reported injuries at this time. Investigators are encouraging anyone with information about the shooting to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS