For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway
May 15th, 2017 firstname.lastname@example.org
On Saturday, May 13th, at approximately 11:00 pm, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of the 1000 block of Julia Ct. Police arrived and located a male subject who had suffered a gunshot wound to his leg. The man was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The wound was not life threatening.
Police conducted an investigation and collected case facts and evidence. Police interviewed several witnesses. Police do not believe this incident was random and have information there was an altercation between two people before the shooting, one of which was the reported shooting victim.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department at (765) 807-1200 or the anonymous We-Tip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME.
Sgt. Scott Galloway / Community Outreach & Crime Prevention
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.