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Traffic stop leads to shooting in Lafayette on Wednesday evening

On July 15, 2020, approximately 5:30 p.m., a traffic stop was conducted a Lafayette City Police officer which led to a foot pursuit. The foot pursuit continued to the area of St. Bernadette Drive where an altercation took place between officers and the suspect. The suspect was shot and was transported to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition. No officers were injured during the incident. 

This is an active investigation and no further information is available at this time.