A 24-year-old woman is in serious but stable condition at a Lafayette hospital after being shot in the chest by a home intruder Tuesday night on South Orange Street, Lafayette Police said.
The unnamed victim told police that three armed men forced their way through the front door of her home in the 500 block of South Orange Street around 9 p.m., Lafayette Police spokesman Cpl. Paul Mouton said.
Once inside the house, one of the men shot the woman, Mouton said. All three men then fled.
Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call Lafayette Police at (337) 291-8600 or Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.