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: 8/22/2016 12:00 PM
News Release: Domestic Disturbance inside of Vehicle Results in Shooting

Lafayette, LA – On August 21, 2016 the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 100 block of Happiness Street in reference to a shooting victim. According to the victim, he and two females were traveling in a vehicle on the north side of Lafayette when a disturbance took place. The disturbance escalated to the point of gunfire inside of the moving vehicle.  The two females exited the vehicle, at which time the victim drove himself to the 100 block of Happiness St. Police were then notified. The circumstances leading to the violent altercation are still under investigation by the Lafayette Police Department. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he remains in stable condition after suffering injuries to the upper body.  


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