News Release

Lafayette Police Department CALEA Emblem

Toby Aguillard, Chief of Police
900 East University Ave.
P.O. Box 4308
Lafayette, LA 70502
Contact: P.O. Karl Ratcliff
Public Information Officer
Office: (337) 291-8617
Fax: (337) 291-8665​


Date/Time: 6/10/2016 2:00 PM
UPDATE II:Vehicle of Interest Sought in Hazel Street Homicide
Lafayette, LA - Detectives are seeking the owner or operator of a white single cab pickup truck that was captured on surveillance video around the time of the homicide.  The truck is possibly missing the tailgate and/or rear bumper.  Anyone with information about the truck captured on surveillance video is encouraged to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.
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UPDATE: Victim Identified in Morning Shooting
Original Release: June9, 2016 @ 2:00 pm

Lafayette, LA – Detectives have identified the victim from this morning’s shooting as Stephen Phillips (48) AKA “The General” of Lafayette. The investigation remain ongoing.

Police Investigate Homicide on Hazel Street
Original Release: June 9, 2016 @ 5:30 am


Lafayette, LA – On June 9, 2016, at approximately 1:40 am, Lafayette Police responded to shots being fired in the area of 300 Hazel Street.  When officers arrived on the scene they discovered a male victim lying in the roadway with multiple gunshot wounds.  The victim was transported to an area hospital and was pronounced dead.  Detectives are encouraging anyone with information about the homicide to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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