On the above date, at approximately 12:40 am, the Lafayette Police Department received a call about a subject who had been stabbed at a residence near the intersection of South Street and South 26th Street. Officers arrived at the scene and located one male with a stab wound to the abdomen. The wound had occurred during an altercation inside a residence. The man was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The injury is not believed to be life-threatening. Officers collected evidence and are continuing to interview witnesses. The suspect is outstanding and officers are working on obtaining a description. This incident is not believed to be a random act.
This investigation is ongoing and anybody with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Lafayette Police Department (807-1200) or the We-Tip Hotline (800-78-CRIME).
Lt. Scott Galloway / Community Outreach & Crime Prevention