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: 7/28/2014 9:00 AM
Suspect Sought in Attempted Second Degree Murder

Lafayette, LA—On July 28, 2014, at approximately 12:30 am, Lafayette Police officers responded to the report of a stabbing in the 6100 Block of Johnston Street.  It was reported that the victim of the stabbing had left and gone to a local hospital for care.  Witnesses reported to officers that a fight had occurred and the victim was stabbed twice during the altercation.  During the course of the investigation detectives were able to identify the suspect as Jermaine Pete, (29) of Scott, La.  A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Jermaine Pete for Attempted Second Degree Murder.   The victim was treated and released.  There were no other injuries reported.

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

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