State Police are also investigating an officer involved shooting that happened last night on North Buchanan Street .
Sources say a Lafayette Police officer went after 30 year old Jarvis Malveaux after Malveaux was allegedly caught shoplifiting at a nearby convenience store.
After the cop caught up with Malveaux he went crazy and tried to reach for the officer's gun and even punched him in the face.
Sources also say that during this struggle multiple gun shots were fired and Malveaux was hit with at least one bullet.
Malveaux is still in critical condition in the hospital.
The officer is also recovering from his injuries.
All officer involved shootings are turned over to the Louisiana State Police for investigation.