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: 12/19/2016 9:00 AM
Friday Night Shooting on MLK Drive

Lafayette, LA— On December 16, 2016 at approximately 9:15pm, Lafayette police responded to 804 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in reference to a shooting outside of an apartment complex.  A 17 year old black female suffered minor injury as a result of the shooting. The victim was treated and released at a local hospital. No suspects have been identified and the shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this shooting or the individuals involved is urged to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crimestoppers at 232-TIPS


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