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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Lafayette Police Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting

For Immediate Release                                                                                      Contact: Lt. Matt Gard           

  April 21st, 2020                                                                                                    mjgard@lafayette.in.gov

                                                                                                                              (765) 807-1223


Lafayette Police Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

On Tuesday April 21st, 2020 at 1:23 am, Officers from the Lafayette Police Department were involved in a shooting in the parking lot of 629 N 6th St, Lafayette, IN.  One male was injured and transported to an area hospital.  A handgun was recovered at the scene.  No officers were injured during the incident. 

No other details are available to release at this time. 


Lieutenant 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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