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: 4/9/2014 9:00 AM
Suspect Arrested in March Shooting
Lafayette, LA – Lafayette Police have arrested Ronald James George (28) of Lafayette for 2 counts of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder in connection with a shooting in March.  The shooting occurred on March 21, 2014, when George allegedly used his vehicle to block the victim’s vehicle in the 500 block of Benoit Falgout. George allegedly then fired multiple shots from a pistol into the victim’s vehicle and fled the area.  The two occupants of the vehicle were not injured in the shooting.
Detectives were able to obtain an arrest warrant for George who was arrested without incident on April 7, 2014.  The case remains under investigation.


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