May 24, 2014 2:16 PM by Cecilia Stevenson

Victim Robbed After Posting on Social Media

On Friday just after 11:40 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to a robbery at a business in the 1300 block of 12th Street.

Police say the victim was sitting in his business when two suspects entered with handguns. The victim allegedly fled towards the rear of the business when one of the suspects fired multiple shots, striking the victim in the back.

The victim was transported to an area hospital where he is listed in stable condition.

According to responding officers, 20 minutes prior to the robbery, the victim had posted a picture of himself on a social media site. In the picture, the victim was sitting in the business with a large amount of cash.

The suspects are described as two black males wearing black clothing with white t-shirts covering their faces.

Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are encouraging anyone with information about the robbery to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.



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