LSP investigates officer-involved shooting in Lafayette

LSP investigates officer-involved shooting in Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, LA (WAFB) - An investigation is underway after an officer-involved shooting sent one person to the hospital early Tuesday morning, according to Louisiana State Police.

Troopers reported the shooting happened at a motel in Lafayette.

Master Tpr. Brooks David with LSP Troop I said the investigation up to this point shows officers with the Lafayette Police Department were called to the motel because of a domestic disturbance.

He added the officers came upon a man who ran off and shots were fired during the chase. Authorities said the suspect was injured and taken to the hospital. The extent of his injuries is unknown. The officers were not hurt.

The investigation is ongoing.

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