LAFAYETTE — Lafayette police and federal agents are looking for a suspect in the killing of a man Thursday on West Congress Street.
Wilmar Fernandez Ramirez, 30, a Lafayette resident, is being sought by city police and the U.S. Marshals Office Violent Offenders Task Force in the 2:30 a.m. shooting.
Witnesses told police the victim became involved in a disturbance at the complex in the 3600 block of West Congress Street when Ramirez allegedly pulled out a handgun and shot the victim, who was not indentified.
Detectives have issued an arrest warrant for Ramirez alleging second-degree murder.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about Ramirez to contact U.S. marshals at (337) 281-8236.