Jim Craft, Chief of Police
900 East University Ave.
P.O. Box 4308
Lafayette, LA 70502
Contact: Cpl. Paul L. Mouton
Public Information Officer
Office: (337) 291-8617
Fax: (337) 291-8665
Suspect Sought in Overnight Homicide
Lafayette, LA – On November 28, 2013, at approximately 2:30 am, Lafayette Police responded to an apartment complex in the 3600 block of West Congress Street regarding a shooting. When officers arrived they discovered the 41 year old male victim lying in the hallway deceased from a gunshot wound. According to witnesses the victim was involved in a disturbance when the suspect allegedly produced a handgun and shot the victim. The suspect fled the apartment.
Detectives have issued an arrest warrant for 2nd Degree Murder for the arrest of Wilmar Fernandez Ramirez (30) of Lafayette.
Detectives are asking anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Ramirez to contact the U.S. Marshal’s Violent Offenders Task Force at 337-281-8236.