LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - According to Lafayette Police, a man is dead after a shooting in an apartment complex.
Police have arrested 3 subjects in the murder of 24-year-old Clarence W. Smith Jr. of Lafayette, Indiana.
22-year-old Kevin K. Williams, 21-year-old Michael A. Foster, and 23-year-old Dartanyan Porche, all of Lafayette, Indiana, have been arrested for Felony Murder, Armed Robbery and Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery.
Police found 24-year-old Clarence W. Smith of Lafayette, Indiana in the foyer of an apartment at Bristol Woods on Summertime Trail on Lafayette's south side around 9:30 p.m.
Upon arrival to the scene, officers performed CPR on the man. He was then taken to Franciscan St. Elizabeth East where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses on the scene told police between one to three shots were fired.
The property owner said the victim did not live at this address, and she is not aware of why he was there.
The Lafayette Police Department said this does appear to be a targeted crime limited to the victim.This case is being investigated as a homicide.
The coroner's office will be conducting an autopsy today.
Anyone with information regarding this case, please call the Lafayette Police Department at 807-1200 or the WeTip hotline at 800-782-7463.
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