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    One arrested in connection with Tuesday morning Lafayette shooting

    By Scott Yoshonis,

    25 days ago

    UPDATE: Authorities arrested 27-year-old Leonce Boutte IV of Lafayette in connection with the shooting.

    His charges include:

    • Three counts of attempted first degree murder
    • One count of second degree murder

    Police said Boutte was involved in a separate incident with other victims in the area of Macklyn Street that led him to discharging a firearm.  The discharge of the weapon resulted in Stannford Mouton, the victim, getting hit by one of the rounds while he was in his home.

    ORIGINAL: LAFAYETTE, La. ( KLFY ) — A man is dead after a shooting in Lafayette early Tuesday morning, authorities said.

    The victim is identified as Stannford David Mouton, 70, of Lafayette.

    Lafayette Police said officers responded at 4:31 a.m. to a report of a person with a gunshot wound the 400 block of Macklyn St. Officers arrived on scene and found a man dead.

    The incident remains under investigation.

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


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