31-year-old Yousef Balbeisi was identified this afternoon as a shooting victim in an early morning Lafayette home invasion. Yousef is the younger brother of Nadel Balbeisi, owner of the popular Zeus franchise in Acadiana and General Manager of one of the many Zeus locations. Balbeisi was shot after confronting the person who broke into his Mimosa Place residence around 5 A.M. this morning according to Corporal Paul Mouton.

He was transported to a local hospital and is currently listed in critical condition after being found in and out of consciousness by his neighbors. According to a statement from the family, the circumstances surrounding the shooting are unknown at this time.

If you have any information related to this incident, we urge you to contact Lafayette Police or call Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS