SEVERE WX : Flood Warning View Alerts

LPD investigates three shooting incidents that appear to be related

A man was injured in a series of three shooting incidents that Lafayette police believe to be related. In one of the incidents, 25 shots were fired into a home, according to police.

Posted: May 20, 2019 12:31 PM
Updated: May 20, 2019 11:35 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A man was injured in a series of three shooting incidents that Lafayette police believe to be related. In one of the incidents, 25 shots were fired into a home, according to police.

Lt. Matt Gard said the first shooting happened around 5:50 Sunday morning at Spring Gardens Apartments at 350 Teal Road West. Gard said a man, identified as Fred Crump Jr., was shot in the knee.

A little more than an hour later, police said 10 to 13 shots were fired into a vehicle in the 1900 block of Windemere Drive. That's on the city's southeast side. Gard said it appeared to be in retaliation from the shooting earlier that morning. A car dealership building and a motorhome were also hit.

Witnesses described a man in a red bandana and blue jeans, possibly in his late teens to early 20s, leaving the scene. No injuries were reported.

Then around 7:25 a.m., police responded to 500 block of South 31st Street and found 25 bullet holes in the home. Two other homes, one on South 31st Street and one on South Earl Avenue, were hit by gunfire as well.

Witnesses saw either a dark SUV or a grey/blue Buick Regal leaving the scene, according to Gard.

No arrests have been made. If you have any information, call Lafayette police a (765) 807-1200 or use the WeTip Line at 1 (800) 78-CRIME.

West Lafayette
Cloudy
72° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 72°
Kokomo
Mostly Cloudy
70° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 70°
Rensselaer
Cloudy
63° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 63°
Fowler
Cloudy
72° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 72°
Williamsport
Cloudy
66° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 66°
Crawfordsville
Mostly Cloudy
68° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 68°
Frankfort
Mostly Cloudy
68° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 68°
Delphi
Cloudy
67° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 67°
Monticello
Cloudy
67° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 67°
Logansport
Mostly Cloudy
68° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 68°
Big weather change ahead!!
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 733591

Reported Deaths: 13466
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion1003871748
Lake54020975
Allen40829679
St. Joseph35898552
Hamilton35735408
Elkhart28745442
Tippecanoe22432219
Vanderburgh22342397
Porter18871310
Johnson18028381
Hendricks17283315
Clark13015191
Madison12725339
Vigo12482248
LaPorte12011214
Monroe11928170
Delaware10726187
Howard9959218
Kosciusko9451117
Hancock8325142
Bartholomew8085156
Warrick7792155
Floyd7677178
Grant7080174
Wayne7064199
Boone6722101
Morgan6596139
Dubois6162117
Marshall6083112
Cass5839105
Dearborn582178
Henry5767104
Noble563684
Jackson502773
Shelby493696
Lawrence4571120
Harrison436372
Gibson436292
DeKalb429685
Clinton428153
Montgomery425389
Whitley397439
Huntington393380
Steuben390057
Miami382668
Knox372690
Jasper370148
Putnam362360
Wabash354980
Adams341955
Ripley340270
Jefferson331581
White315654
Daviess298299
Wells291981
Decatur285692
Fayette281662
Greene280085
Posey271933
LaGrange268370
Scott267254
Clay260647
Washington241832
Randolph241481
Spencer232631
Jennings230649
Starke217854
Fountain213246
Sullivan212142
Owen202156
Jay196730
Fulton195640
Carroll189620
Orange184154
Perry184037
Rush173725
Vermillion169743
Franklin168435
Tipton163045
Parke146616
Blackford135132
Pike135134
Pulaski117145
Newton108334
Brown102641
Crawford101315
Benton99014
Martin89515
Warren82415
Switzerland7938
Union71110
Ohio57111
Unassigned0417

COVID-19 Important links and resources

As the spread of COVID-19, or as it's more commonly known as the coronavirus continues, this page will serve as your one-stop for the resources you need to stay informed and to keep you and your family safe. CLICK HERE

Closings related to the prevention of the COVID-19 can be found on our Closings page.

Community Events