For Immediate Release Contact Sgt. Matt Gard
March 2nd, 2018 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.