One dead, one injured in crossfire between Lafayette police officer and possible crime suspects
LAFAYETTE - One person was killed and another was injured in the crossfire between a Lafayette police officer and possible suspects in a different crime.
The Lafayette Police Department responded to a shooting Sunday morning in the parking lot of The District at 4607 Johnston Street.
Louisiana State Police said an officer approached a group believed to be involved in the shooting. He was met with gunfire by at least one person. The officer returned fire.
Investigators said a woman sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds, and a man died. The officer involved was not injured.
Louisiana State Police is leading the ongoing investigation as requested by the Lafayette Police Department.