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: 11/7/2016 12:00 PM
Update: Shooting on E. Simcoe St.

Lafayette, LA— It has been determined that the victim suffered an unintentional self-inflicted gunshot wound. No suspects are being sought in this incident.

Police Investigate Shooting on E. Simcoe St.
Original Release 11/7/16 at 1:35am
Lafayette, LA— On November 6, 2016 at approximately 11:45 pm, Lafayette police responded to the 900 block of E. Simcoe St in reference to a gunshot victim. The victim, a 31 year old black male, was located in a parking lot with a single gunshot wound and transported to a local hospital. The victim is in stable condition. No suspects have been identified at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Lafayette Police or Lafayette Crimestoppers at 232-TIPS.


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