24-year-old Cedric James Blackwell of Lafayette has been arrested and now sits in the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on 1 Count of Attempted Second Degree Murder and Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon.

35-year-old Lamajor Cormier of Lafayette was the victim in the incident.


A shooting overnight in Lafayette has left a man in the hospital in stable condition.

Lafayette Police Department spokesperson Corporal Bridgette Dugas says the 35-year-old black man was shot at the corner of Paul Breaux Avenue and Cooper Drive.

Investigators are still trying to figure out who is responsible. Call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS if you have any information.