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: 10/23/2016 10:00 PM
UPDATE: Police Investigate Shooting on Philomine St.

Lafayette, LA- The victim in the shooting has died. The suspect has still not been identified.

Police Investigate Shooting
Original Release 10/23/16  6:15pm
Lafayette, LA— On October 23, 2016 at approximately 5:15 pm, Lafayette police responded to the 100 block of Philomine St in reference to a shooting that occurred in the roadway. A black male victim was found on scene with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital and listed in critical condition. No suspect has been identified. Detectives are currently investigating the shooting.
Anyone with information about this shooting or the suspect involved is urged to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crimestoppers at 232-TIPS


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