Man shot while driving car, Sheriff seeking suspect

Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 1:32pm

LAFAYETTE, LA — Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting whereas one victim who was driving on Johnston Street was shot by an occupant of a passing vehicle.

Donald Faul, 24, from Milton is listed in stable condition at a local hospital recovering from a single gunshot wound to the leg. Faul crashed after being shot in the 6800 block of Johnston Street which is nearest Maurice.

There was a passenger in Faul's vehicle who was uninjured.

The incident was reported to Lafayette 911 at 3:08 a.m. on Sunday, March 18.

Deputies are attempting to obtain an accurate description of the suspect's vehicle, as well as a motive for the shooting.

At this time deputies do believe there was some contact between the victim and the suspects but the nature of that contact is not immediately clear.

Any one with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Lafayette Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-8477 (232-TIPS).


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