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: 4/25/2014 3:50 AM
Police Investigate Shooting on Voorhies Street
Lafayette, LA – On April 25, 2014, at approximately 2:15 am, Lafayette Police responded to the 800 block of Voorhies regarding a shooting.  When officers arrived they discovered a 24 year old male at a residence with two gunshot wounds.  According to witnesses, the victim was outside of the residence when an unknown suspect(s) shot him twice.  The victim then entered the residence seeking assistance. The suspect(s) fled the area.  The victim was transported to an area hospital in moderate condition.
Lafayette Police 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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