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LPD unit shot at while officers respond to call on Mudd Avenue

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Posted at 8:32 PM, Jul 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-13 21:32:17-04

Lafayette Police are investigating after a police unit was hit by gunfire on Sunday night.

According to police, officers with Lafayette PD were responding to a gather of people at a business on Mudd Avenue in Lafayette at around midnight.

Spokesperson for the department Sgt. Wayne Griffin says that the officers were clearing the group when a single shot was fired by and unknown person. Griffin adds that the officers who were responding were not fired at.

A tire on their vehicle was hit. The officers were not inside or near the vehicle when the shot was fired.

No one was injured.
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