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: 5/7/2014 4:15 PM
Suspect Sought in Weekend Shooting
Lafayette, LA – On May 4, 2014, at approximately 10:15 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 300 block of Dewey Street regarding a shooting.  The victim advised officers that he was at a gathering when the suspect came onto the property wearing all black and a ski mask.  The suspect attempted to rob a third party at gun point when the victim intervened.  The suspect fired at the victim, striking the victim in the left side.  The suspect fled the area on foot with a neck chain. The victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.
Lafayette Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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