Officer Involved Shooting Suspect Identified

Officer involved shooting off Pont Des Mouton Road in North Lafayette.

Posted: Jul 15, 2020 5:43 PM
Updated: Jul 20, 2020 5:03 PM

UPDATE ( 7/20/2020) – The individual involved in last week’s officer-involved shooting with Lafayette City Police is 28-year-old Curtis J. Francis of Lafayette. Francis remains hospitalized at a local hospital.

This is an active investigation and charges are pending. No further information is available at this time.

MGN Online

Lafayette - On July 15, 2020, the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations was requested by the Lafayette Police Department to investigate an officer-involved shooting involving their department. Louisiana State Police is the lead investigating agency.
The preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 5:30 p.m., a traffic stop was conducted by Lafayette City Police 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. During the course of the interaction, 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.

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