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Police: Son arrested in fatal Lafayette weekend shooting

7 months 6 days 8 hours ago Monday, March 18 2019 Mar 18, 2019 March 18, 2019 5:44 AM March 18, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ
Photo: KATC

LAFAYETTE - Police have arrested a man accused of shooting his father Sunday in Lafayette.

According to KATC, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a home on Edison Street in reference to a shots fired call around 3 p.m.  At the scene, police found 68-year-old Ernest White Jr. dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Authorities arrested his son 31-year-old Ernest White III. He was charged with first-degree murder, violation of a protective order, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number.

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