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: 8/11/2014 4:00 PM
Suspect Sought in Attempted 2nd Degree Murder

Lafayette, LA – Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have issued an arrest warrant for Demetrius Davis (33) of Lafayette for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder.  On August 9, 2014, at approximately 10:30 pm, Lafayette Police responded to a disturbance in the 200 block of Eastland Drive.  Davis is alleged to have engaged in a verbal altercation with his ex-wife and another male subject.  During the disturbance Davis produced a handgun and fired one shot at the male victim.  The male victim was not injured and Davis fled the scene.
Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are encouraging anyone with information on the whereabouts of Demetrius Davis to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.
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