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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Police arrest shooting suspect

Criminal Recklessness with Deadly Weapon - Arrest

On April 19th, around 11:55 pm, the Lafayette Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 1000 block of State Street.  Officers responded to the scene and encountered the reported female victim, who stated as she was driving, a motorist in a white passenger vehicle shot at her car. 


Officers located shell casings in the roadway where the incident reportedly occurred and from investigative interviews were able to identify an alleged suspect, Deean Moore (31).  Police located Moore in the 500 block of New York Street and developed probable cause through case facts and evidence to arrest Moore for Criminal Recklessness with a Deadly Weapon. 


The case has been turned over to the Tippecanoe County Prosecutors office to review for charges.  Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200 or the anonymous We-Tip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME.


Sgt. Scott Galloway / 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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