On Thursday January 25, at approximately 10:15 PM, Lafayette Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 3000 block of Phipps Court. Officers arrived and located one adult male victim, Isaiah Powe 41, who suffered a gunshot wound to the lower leg. Powe was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The injury is not believed to be life threatening. There were no other reports of injuries or property damage in the area.
The suspect(s) reportedly fled the scene in a vehicle prior to police arrival and have not been located at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department at (765) 807-1200. Tips can also be given anonymously to the WeTip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME.
Lt. Scott Galloway
Community Outreach & Crime Prevention