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LPD: "Shooter interviewed and released" in Friday's 9th Street homicide

Lafayette Police have interviewed and released a person who they say is the shooter in Friday's fatal shooting on 9th Street.

Posted: Mar 5, 2018 1:55 PM
Updated: Mar 5, 2018 1:58 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Lafayette Police have interviewed and released a person who they say is the shooter in Friday's fatal shooting on 9th Street.

Related: LPD released name of Lafayette homicide victim

According to the Lafayette Police Department, that person was then released after providing a statement. Police have not released the person’s name. WLFI reached out to Lafayette Police Sgt. Matt Gard who said it is too early to tell if the shooting was in self-defense.

On Friday, March 2nd, Lafayette Police responded to a report of a shooting in the area of South 9th Street and Virginia Street. Officers arrived and located 30-year-old victim Thayer Summers. The case is being investigated by police as a homicide.

Related: Neighbors react to LPD homicide investigation

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department at (765) 807-1200 or the anonymous We-Tip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME.

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