3 People Facing Charges Following Overnight Murder of Lafayette Woman
20-year-old Brianna Berard of Lafayette was shot to death overnight and police say three suspects are facing charges in the homicide case.
According to a press release from Lafayette Police, the incident happened shortly after 2:00 a.m. Saturday morning in the 200 block of W. Foch Street. Officers say Berard was found in the driveway of the home and later died of the gunshot wound at a local hospital.
Officers were able to catch up to a vehicle fleeing the scene and heading towards a local hospital. The three people inside were all detained.
29-year-old Emmanuel Hebert of Lafayette has been transported to the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center and faces a charge of 2nd Degree Murder. A passenger who was shot as well faces a charge of Simple Battery once he is released from the hospital. And an additional passenger, a juvenile, has been charged with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder.
Investigators are still looking at details surrounding the incident.
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