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Ronald George

Lafayette police arrested a man on Saturday who is accused of shooting another man earlier in the day on Beranda Street, according to a news release.

Officers found a 36-year-old man shot inside a vehicle in a ditch in the 100 block of Beranda Street at 5:12 a.m. on Saturday after responding to reports of shots fired, the Lafayette Police Department press release said. The man's injuries are not life-threatening, according to the report.

Ronald James George, 32, of Lafayette, was later arrested on attempted second-degree murder in the shooting, police said. George was booked in the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center with a $150,000 bond.

Compiled from staff reports. To contact a crime reporter at The Advocate, email policereporters@theadvocate.com or call (225) 388-0369.