Acadiana Mall shooting suspect in custody

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LAFAYETTE – The Lafayette Police Department announced today that a shooting suspect is now in custody.

20-year-old Marlon Bryant Woods Jr. turned himself in yesterday, in connection with a shooting two day before.

On Christmas Eve, Lafayette Police responded to a report of shots fired at the Acadiana Mall. One victim was transported to the hospital, and the suspect fled the scene.

Lafayette Police Department released a statement calling the unknown suspect ‘armed and dangerous.’

Woods is facing charges for attempted second degree murder, illegal carrying of a weapon, illegal discharge of a firearm and terrorizing.



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