News Release

Lafayette Police Department CALEA Emblem

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​


Date/Time: 12/17/2013 4:35 PM
Suspect Sought in Shooting During Robbery

Lafayette, LA – On December 16, 2013, at approximately 8:45 pm, Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery in the 100 block of Paul Breaux.  The victim told police he was walking on Paul Breaux when a gold four door vehicle drove next to his location.  The vehicle was occupied by 3 black males believed to be in their 20”s.  Two of the suspects exited the vehicle and approached the victim.  One of the suspects produced a handgun and demanded the victim’s money.  After taking the victim’s money, the suspect shot the victim in the right thigh. The suspects then fled the area in the vehicle.  The victim was transported to an area hospital and is listed in stable condition.

Detectives are encouraging anyone with information about the robbery or the identity of the suspects to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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