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: 5/9/2014 10:40 AM
Suspect Arrested in Shooting on Odile Street
Lafayette, LA – On May 8, 2014, at approximately 6:15 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 100 block of Odile Street regarding a shooting.  The victims told officers that the suspect was in a vehicle near their location and a disturbance occurred.  The suspect exited the vehicle and fired a pistol in the direction of the victims, striking one person in the leg.  The suspect then fled the area in a red vehicle. The victim of the gunshot wound was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.
Officers located the suspect’s vehicle in the 200 block of Crestview.  The suspect, Jacoby Andrus (17) of Lafayette, was arrested and booked on 3 counts of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder.  The investigation remains ongoing.


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