Lafayette man arrested after south side shooting, police pursuit

Alan Ocampo was arrested Saturday evening on Stephenson Drive.

Posted: Feb 25, 2019 12:15 PM
Updated: Feb 25, 2019 1:09 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A Lafayette man has been arrested after police said he shot a man and then led officers on a short chase. Alan Ocampo was arrested Saturday evening on Stephenson Drive.

Police said the victim was inside a vehicle with a woman on Braddock Drive. The woman inside the car was Ocampo's ex-girlfirend, according to officers.

Sgt. Matt Gard said OCampo approached the car and started firing into it. The man inside the car was hit in the hip. Police said the injury is non-life threatening.

After the shooting, police said Ocampo sped away. Officers received several reports from witnesses and were able to find Ocampo's vehicle near 18th Street and Brady Lane. 

Ocampo led police on a short pursuit, Sgt. Gard said. Police stopped and arrested him in a driveway on Stephenson Drive.

Police said they found a stolen handgun out of Indianapolis inside the car. Ocampo was also wanted on warrant out of Boone County.

Ocampo was arrested on multiple preliminary charges including Pointing a Firearm and Resisting Law Enforcement with a Vehicle. 

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