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: 9/15/2016 5:00 PM
Lafayette Police Arrest Third Suspect in Fatal Shooting

Lafayette, LA- On September 15, 2016, Lafayette police arrested the third suspect, 18 year old Tyron Coates, for Second Degree Murder in connection with the fatal shooting that occurred on August 30, 2016 in the 300 block of Morse Street. Coates was one of three suspects wanted in reference to the shooting. He was located and arrested at a residence on E. Simcoe Street without incident.



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