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: 2/3/2014 10:40 AM
Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting
Lafayette, LA – On February 3, 2014, at approximately 1:30 am, Lafayette Police responded to a shooting in the 700 block of South St. Antoine.  The victim, a 15 year old male, advised officers he was inside of a vehicle with several friends when a black male suspect approached with a handgun.  The suspect opened the door to the vehicle and shot the victim once in the left arm.  The victim was transported to an area hospital with moderate injuries.  The suspect fled the area on foot.
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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