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On Saturday January 21, 2017, at approximately 9:05 PM, the Lafayette Police Department responded to the area of 1600 Briarwood Court regarding a report of shots fired. While responding to the initial report, officers were advised that a man had walked into the Village Pantry store at 38 and Creasy Lane with a gunshot wound to the face. LPD officers, assisted by deputies from the Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Department, rendered aid until medics arrived. The reported victim was subsequently transported to a local hospital for treatment. The injuries to the reported victim were not life-threatening.
Officers continued the investigation in the 1600-block of Briarwood Court, where the shooting is believed to have taken place. No other persons were injured in this incident. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200, or the anonymous WeTip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME.
Sergeant Scott Galloway / Crime Prevention & Community Outreach