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Posted on: March 2, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Homicide Investigation in the 900 block of Virginia St

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                                                               Contact Sgt. Matt Gard

March 2nd, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (765) 807-1223

Homicide Investigation

On the morning of Friday, March 2nd, Lafayette Police responded to a report of a shooting incident in the area of South 9th Street and Virginia Street. Officers arrived and located a victim, only identified at this point as an adult male.   The man is deceased and the case is being investigated by police as a homicide.

Police continue to investigate the scene and will we communicate any updates or information. 

Sgt. Matt Gard / 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. 

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