Identity of suspect in officer-involved shooting released

Posted at 3:10 PM, May 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-30 16:10:13-04

The suspect in an officer-involved shooting has been identified.

Tyland Nerve, 25, of Franklin, was involved in a shooting with an officer early Tuesday morning in Lafayette.  

Troopers say Lafayette Police Officers were called to the scene of a domestic disturbance at the Super 7 motel on the Evangeline Thruway just south of I-10. State police say that a man fled from officers on foot and shots were fired during that pursuit.  

Nerve was injured in the shooting and transported to a local hospital for treatment. 

No officers were injured in the shooting.

Witnesses at the scene tell KATC that they heard shouting followed by gunshots. 

KATC’s Danielle Garcia was on-scene this morning with more information on the incident.

State Police say they are still investigating the incident.