One Man Is Facing Murder Charges


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One Man is Facing Murder Charges

Sunday, December 19, 2021

One man is facing murder charges stemming from a Saturday morning shooting in a Lafayette Parish neighborhood.

Deputies patrolling in the area heard the sound of suspected gunshots at approximately 8:15 a.m. on December 18, 2021. Detectives say several shots were fired at a vehicle with two occupants inside, striking the vehicle multiple times.

Deavon Lando, 25, was identified as the suspect in the shooting, which occurred in the 200 block of Trewhill Parkway in Lafayette. With the assistance of the Scott Police Department and the Lafayette Police Department, Lando was quickly apprehended and arrested.

Lando is charged with two counts of Attempted First-Degree Murder.

No one was injured as a result of the shooting.

LPSO Public Informaiton Office