Update, 4:20 p.m. Friday
A 27-year-old Lafayette man is wanted in the fatal shooting Thursday afternoon at the Super 7 hotel.
Nicholas Hebert, who faces one count of second-degree murder, is considered armed and dangerous, according to Lafayette Police.
Hebert is accused of killing 48-year-old Frederick Richardson of Baton Rouge at the hotel in the 2100 block of NW Evangeline Thruway.
Police responded at about 2:15 p.m. to shots fired at the hotel, but have not released any details about the circumstances of the shooting.
Update, 9:53 p.m. Thursday
The victim from the shooting at a Lafayette hotel in the 2100 block of Northwest Evangeline Thruway has died at a hospital due to the injuries he sustained, according to Lafayette Police.
The victim has been identified as Frederick Richardson, 48, of Baton Rouge, police said.
The 2:15 p.m. shooting is now being investigated as a homicide. At this time no arrest has been made. Detectives are still actively following up on leads as the investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Lafayette Police or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.
Original post, 5:01 p.m. Thursday
One person is in critical condition after a Thursday afternoon shooting at a hotel in the 2100 block of Northwest Evangeline Thruway, according to Lafayette Police.
Police responded about 2:15 p.m. and discovered the victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound. There were no arrests or suspects as of 5 p.m. Police have not released additional details, including where at the hotel the victim was discovered.
The shooting occurred at the Super 7 hotel, according to KATC. That is the same location that Lafayette Police shot a man who was running from a domestic disturbance on May 29. The man, identified as 25-year-old Tyland Nerve, was hospitalized and later booked for aggravated assault of a police officer.