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: 8/31/2016 9:00 AM
Lafayette Police Investigate Overnight Shooting

Lafayette, LA— On August 30, 2016 at approximately 9:15pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a gunshot victim in the 300 block of Morse St. The victim, a 32 year old male, was found unresponsive inside of a vehicle. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was transported by ambulance to an area hospital, where he remains in critical condition. The investigation is ongoing as detectives work to develop a suspect in the shooting.

Anyone with information about this shooting or the identity of the person responsible is urged to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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