Lafayette — Authorities have issued a warrant for a Lafayette man wanted in the Christmas evening shooting death of 23-year-old Wilbert Simon, police said.
Chesmond Paris, 23, is wanted on second-degree murder in Simon’s death in the 100 block of Elenore Street, spokesman Cpl. Paul Mouton said in a news release.
A third man was shot in the foot while trying to intervene in an altercation between the two around 6:15 p.m., Mouton said. He was treated at an area hospital.
Anyone with information on Paris’ whereabouts is urged to call the Lafayette Police Department or the anonymous Crime Stoppers tip line at (337) 232-TIPS.