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: 12/23/2013 1:25 PM
Victims Shot while Sitting in Vehicle

Lafayette, LA – On December 21, 2013, at approximately 2:00 am, Lafayette Police responded to an area hospital regarding two shooting victims.  The female victims told police they were sitting inside of a car near the 900 block of East Simcoe, when an unknown suspect shot into the vehicle. One of the victim’s was shot in the shoulder and the arm.  The second victim was shot in the shoulder.  Both victims were treated for their injuries and remain in stable condition. The suspect fled the area by unknown means.

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


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