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: 3/31/2014 1:00 PM
Suspects Sought in Weekend Drive by Shooting
Lafayette, LA – On Saturday, March 29, 2014, at approximately 3:15 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 100 block of Chester Street regarding a shooting.  According to witnesses, two vehicles were observed driving by a residence on Chester Street, when one of the drivers began shooting at a home.  At least one of the shots fired struck the home and another struck a vehicle in the driveway.  No one was home at the time of the shooting.
Witnesses described the suspects’ vehicles as a Black GMC truck and a Blue Chevrolet truck. Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are asking anyone with information about the shooting or the identity of the suspect(s) to contact Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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