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Arrest in connection with the shooting in Lafayette in which a 15-year-old was injured

LAFAYETTE, Louisiana – A 17-year-old was arrested in connection with a shooting in Lafayette Friday night that left a 15-year-old injured.

According to the Lafayette Police Department, on June 14, 2024, at approximately 8:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Van Buren Drive because a shooting had occurred.

Officers found a male victim with a gunshot wound at the scene. Lafayette Police said the 15-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He underwent surgery and is currently in stable condition.

According to Sergeant Robin Green, one suspect was arrested in connection with the shooting: 17-year-old Lloyd Courville of Lafayette. Courville was taken to the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center and charged with attempted first-degree murder.

The investigation is ongoing and an update will be provided as more information becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS (8477). You can download the LPD app and submit your information anonymously using the Submit a Tip tab. You can also contact Lafayette Crime Stoppers by downloading the P3 TIPS Mobile App or dialing **TIPS (**8477) on your mobile device. All callers remain anonymous.