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: 4/25/2017 12:40 PM
News Release:Shooting on Sherwood Dr

Lafayette, LA— On April 25, 2017 at approximately 12:00 pm, Lafayette Police Responded to the 100 block of Sherwood Dr in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 27 year old black male victim with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. This shooting is not believed to be at all related to the fatal shooting that occurred just hours prior at a different location in the city. The shooting is currently under investigation and further information will be released as it becomes available.  


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