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Two additional arrests have been made on September 30th in reference to the Homicide that occurred on July 11, 2021 in the 200 block of Harrington Drive.

Posted: Jul 12, 2021 8:33 AM
Updated: Oct 1, 2021 11:47 AM

LAFAYETTE, La. - Two additional arrests have been made on September 30th in reference to the Homicide that occurred on July 11, 2021 in the 200 block of Harrington Drive.

One 15-year-old juvenile and a 16-year-old juvenile have been apprehended and placed under arrest both charged with 1st Degree Murder and Illegal Discharge of a Weapon.

All suspects believed to be involved in the homicide have been apprehended, but the investigation remains on-going.


LAFAYETTE, La. (KADN) - The Lafayette Police Department said that a suspect has been arrested in the Sunday shooting death of a 16-year-old girl.

According to police, members of Louisiana's Western District of th US Marshals Violent Offender Task Force arrested a 16-year-old boy for the shooting death of Ja'Nya Hebert on Tuesday (July 13).

Due to the suspect being a juvenile, his identity isn't being released.


Lafayette, LA - Lafayette Police responded to the 200 block of Harrington Drive regarding a shooting at approximately 1:00 am on Sunday July 11, 2021 .

When officers arrived on the scene they found a 16 year old female lying in the street with a single gunshot wound to the back. Officers on scene began administering lifesaving measures until the victim was transported to a local hospital by ambulance.

According to Lafayette Police investigators, the teen was sitting in a vehicle when an unknown suspect began firing a gun in the direction of the vehicle. One of the rounds fired struck the victim as she sat in the vehicle.

The suspects fled the area. The victim now identified by the Lafayette Parish Coroner's Office as Ja’Nya Hebert would later succumb to her injuries at the hospital. Investigators with the Lafayette Police Department are asking anyone with information about the homicide to call Lafayette Police or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS. The investigation remains ongoing.

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