Armed man barricaded inside Lafayette’s home

Officials from the Lafayette Police Department SWAT unit are at the scene of a situation in which an armed man barricaded himself in a room of a house in the 200 block of West End Avenue.

Lafayette Police Department Sergeant Robin Green said officials have been at the scene for just over 4 p.m. today.

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SWAT negotiators work to get the person to surrender.

The victim at home said he was struck in the face by a weapon held by the suspect. He was able to escape and call for help.

We will keep you posted.

Armed robberies across Acadiana in 2022

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Armed robberies – as they become more common in a community – steal the peace of the citizens living there. These crimes can start with a thief trying to rob the victim, but often that thief turns into a murderer when that weapon is actually used.

Let’s take a look at the cases that made headlines regarding armed robberies in 2022.

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Let’s take a look back at the cases that made the headlines about fentanyl in 2022.