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Mother, two others arrested in shooting death of child

Lafayette Police have arrested three people in connection with a shooting incident Sunday night that left a 2-year-old dead.

MaKayla Cormier (Photo: LPD)
Antonio Edmond (Photo: LPD)

Officers say they responded to a residence in the 100 block of Northern Avenue on Sunday, June 30 in reference to an injured toddler. When they arrived, officers say that they located a two-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound.

The child was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Three adults present at the home at the time of the shooting incident were arrested, including the child’s mother identified as 22-year-old MaKayla Cormier.

Nathan Bob (Photo: LPD)

18-year-old Antorio Edmond, 22-year-old Nathan Bob and Cormier were booked with one count each of Negligent Homicide.

An additional suspect is being sought for Accessory After the Fact. That suspect’s name and photo has not been released.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Read the original: Lafayette Police confirm shooting on Northern Avenue



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