Update April 29, 2023
Lafayette, LA – The victim from this morning’s homicide has been identified as Raylon Mason 22, of St. Martinville, LA. The investigation remains ongoing and we are asking if anyone has any information to contact Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers.
Homicide Investigation in the 900 block of E. Simcoe Street
Original Release at 4:28 am
Lafayette, LA – Around 0108hrs on 04/29/2023, The Lafayette Police Department responded to multiple shots being fired in the 900 block of E. Simcoe Street. Upon arrival Officers located two victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds to their person’s. A crime scene was established and Investigators later responded to the scene.
Both victims were transported to a local hospital as a result of their injuries. One victim suffered a nonlife threatening injury and is listed in stable condition. The other victim ultimately died as a result of their injuries.
Investigators are on scene and actively working the incident. The decease’s identity is being withheld until proper next of kin notification has been made. Any updates will be provided via an additional press release. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are urged to contact The Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.