UPDATE: Lafayette Police say the person killed this morning was a suspected carjacker who was shot as he allegedly attempted to steal a vehicle while the owner was preoccupied outside of it. LPD spokesman Cpl. Karl Ratcliffe says the fatal shot was delivered by the vehicle owner during a violent struggle. The death has been ruled a justifiable homicide and there are no charges being filed against the vehicle owner at this time.


Lafayette Police say one person is in custody but no arrests have been made after a fatal shooting near Home Depot on E. Willow near the Evangeline Thurway Thursday morning.

Officers tell our news partners at KATC they got the call around 9:00 a.m. and have been on the scene ever since.

We'll provide more updates as they become available.

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