Oct 21, 2012 7:37 PM by Maddie Garrett

Lafayette Man Arrested After Stabbing

Lafayette Police arrested Dwayne Wiltz after an altercation and stabbing on East Simcoe Street Friday night. Police said Wiltz is alleged to have stabbed the victim, a 20-year-old Lafayette man, during an argument that became physical. It happened at 10:00pm Friday in the 900 block of East Simcoe Street.

The victim was taken to an area hospital and listed in stable condition. Police said Wiltz fled the scene on foot but was later arrested when he sought medical attention for a laceration on his hand, believed to have occurred during the altercation.

The Lafayette Parish Jail lists Wiltz as charged with 2nd Degree Murder with a bond of $150,000.



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