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27-year-old Jasyri Armon arrested for the shooting death of 29-year-old Elzy Cyprian in Lafayette Parish



Update: Jasyri Armon, aged 27 from St. Martinville, has been apprehended by investigators. Armon has been incarcerated at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on a warrant for second-degree murder.

The victim in this case has been identified as Elzy James Cyprian, aged 29 from Carencro.

Original Report:

A fatal shooting occurred in Lafayette on Sunday morning, as reported by the Lafayette Police Department.

Authorities responded to the 100 block of Harrison Drive following reports of a shooting around 4:24 a.m.

Upon reaching the scene, officers discovered that the victim had been transported to a nearby hospital by private means before their arrival.

Unfortunately, the victim succumbed to their injuries at the hospital.

LPD investigators are currently at the scene, and the investigation is ongoing.

Additional updates will be shared as new information emerges.

Anyone with relevant information concerning this incident is urged to reach out to The Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS (8477). You can also provide information anonymously through the LPD App’s “submit a tip” feature. Alternatively, you can contact Lafayette Crime Stoppers anonymously by using the P3 TIPS Mobile App or dialing **TIPS (**8477) on your mobile device. All callers will remain anonymous.