Louisiana State Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting

Published: 08-06-2023 | Category: Troop I

Lafayette Parish- On August 6, 2023, at approximately 12:30 p.m., the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office requested Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations to investigate an officer-involved shooting in the 100 block of Rue Bon Secours Road in Lafayette Parish. Following a traffic stop resulting in an exchange of gunfire, one subject was shot and transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No deputies were injured during the incident.

This is an active scene, please utilize alternate routes around the area to allow for the movement of emergency vehicles and investigative personnel.

Anyone with information and/or pictures and video is urged to share that information with LSP Detectives by calling 337-332-8080.

In addition to the option above, citizens can anonymously report information through the Louisiana State Police online reporting system by visiting https://dpsweb.dps.louisiana.gov/suspicious.nsf/WebForm?OpenForm or calling the LSP Fusion Center Hotline at 1-800-434-8007.

Information will be updated as it becomes available.

Contact Information:
TFC Thomas Gossen    
Louisiana State Police
Troop I Public Affairs 
Office: (337) 262-5880