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: 6/25/2014 3:20 PM
Disturbance Ends in Shooting

Lafayette, LA—On June 25, 2014, at approximately 11:55 am, Lafayette Police responded to the 200 block of East Clinton Street regarding a shooting.  Responding officers were told there was a disturbance over a stolen battery which ended with the suspect allegedly shooting the victim, a 34 year old male, in the left leg.  Lafayette Police were able to identify the suspect as Karlon Woods, Jr. (18) of Lafayette, La.  A warrant was obtained for Woods arrest for Aggravated Battery with a Firearm.  The victim was transported to an area hospital and treated for his non-life threatening injury.

Police are encouraging anyone with information on the whereabouts of Karlon Woods to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.
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