News Release

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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
Email-kratcliff@LafayetteLA.gov​
 

 

Date/Time: 10/26/2016 12:00 PM
 
UPDATE: Suspect in Philomine St. Murder Arrested
 

Lafayette, LA-  Suspect, Brian Harris, turned himself in to Lafayette police last night. Harris was arrested on the charge of Second Degree Murder. Police are still seeking Kirt Favors for questioning.

Brian Harris- Arrested
 
 
UPDATE: Additional Person of Interest
Lafayette, LA- Lafayette police are also looking for Kirt Favors for questioning in reference to this homicide.
Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Kirt Favors is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crimestoppers at 232-TIPS.
 
Kirt Favors
   D.O.B. - 08/01/1998
 Wanted for Questioning
UPDATE: Suspect Sought in Homicide
Original Release 10-24-16 3:36pm
Lafayette, LA- The suspect in the shooting has been identified as 17 year old Brian Harris of Lafayette. A warrant has been issued for Harris for Second Degree Murder.
Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Brian Harris is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crimestoppers at 232-TIPS.
 
Brian Harris
 D.O.B. - 07/20/1998
Wanted –Second Degree Murder
UPDATE: Victim Identified in Homicide
Lafayette, LA- The victim in the shooting has been identified as 37 year old John Paul Batiste of Arnaudville.
 
UPDATE: Police Investigate Shooting
Original Release 10/23/16 @ 9:50pm
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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