A Lafayette police officer was accidentally shot by another officer while conducting an investigation.
The wounded officer was taken to a nearby hospital in unknown condition.
The circumstances that led to the shooting haven’t been released yet nor have the identities of the officers involved.
A Lafayette police officer was shot while investigating an incident on 9th between Union and South, according to PIO Matt Gard. The officer is at a local hospital but his condition is unknown. The street is blocked off and the scene is contained. No one is in custody. pic.twitter.com/aGpBhppI0Y
— Lindsay Moore (@_lindsaymoore) January 8, 2019
The streets where the incident took place have been closed while authorities investigate what took place.
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