At 1903 hours, 12-21-15, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a residence in the 2100 block of Perrine St, in reference to a residential entry and battery complaint. Upon arrival, Officers detained several individuals inside and located a victim on the floor in the basement. The victim suffered a serious wound to his head and was transported to St. Elizabeth East ER for treatment.
At this time, investigation is on-going. Officers are attempting to locate three suspects, described as black males wearing all black clothing. They possibly left the scene in a maroon SUV.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call the Lafayette Police Department at (765) 807-1200 or the WeTip HOTLINE at 1-800-78CRIME.
The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.