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: 7/6/2016 9:30 PM
Police Investigate Homicide on Cora Street

Lafayette, LA – On July 6, 2016, at approximately 7:00 pm, Lafayette Police responded to a shooting in the parking lot of 309 Cora Street.  When officers arrived they discovered a 22 year old male lying on the pavement with a gunshot wound.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.  Officers in the area located two male persons of interest, who were taken to the Lafayette Police Department for questioning. The motive behind the shooting remains unknown at this time.

Detectives are encouraging anyone with information about the shooting to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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