Lafayette police invesigating overnight stabbing

Lafayette police invesigating overnight stabbing

POSTED: Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 7:09pm

UPDATED: Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 7:18pm

On August 2, Lafayette Police responded to an area hospital regarding a stabbing victim at that location.

The victim advised police that he became involved in a physical disturbance with several individuals. One of the suspects produced a knife during the struggle and stabbed the victim in the chest. The victim was transported to the hospital by a friend for his injury.

The suspect is described as a tall black male with dreadlocks wearing a white t-shirt and green shorts. The victim, a 23 year old male of Lafayette, remains in the hospital. The cause of the altercation is still unknown.

Anyone with information about the incident or the identity of the suspect is encouraged to call the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

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