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: 6/21/2017 3:00 AM
News Release: Homicide on S. Magnolia St.

Lafayette, LA— On June 20, 2017 at approximately 11:19pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 1000 block of South Magnolia St. in reference to a shooting. One black male victim was located on scene with a gunshot wound and transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he later died. The deceased victim has been identified as 18 year old Jamirus Freeman of Lafayette. The incident is under investigation by Lafayette PD detectives.

Anyone with information about this homicide or any individuals involved is urged to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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