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: 8/24/2016 4:00 PM
Lafayette Police Investigate Stabbing

Lafayette, LA— On August 24, 2016 at approximately 2:14 p.m. , Lafayette Police responded to a stabbing that occurred in the 400 block of Sampson Street. When officers arrived they located a male victim suffering from stab wounds. The 49 year old male victim was involved in an altercation with another male, who has not yet been identified. During that altercation the victim was stabbed multiple times in the upper torso. The victim was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are working to identify the other male that was involved.

 Anyone with information on the stabbing or the whereabouts of the suspect is encouraged to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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