Police investigating weekend shots fired near Lafayette apartment

Police said shell casings were found outside a Lafayette apartment complex on Shoshone Drive early Saturday morning.

Posted: Apr. 2, 2018 9:17 AM
Updated: Apr. 2, 2018 11:30 AM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Lafayette police are investigating a report of shots fired from early Saturday morning. Police said shell casings were found outside a Lafayette apartment complex on Shoshone Drive. 

Around 4 a.m. Saturday, officers heard what they believed to be gunshots while patrolling near 18th Street and Teal Road. Nothing was found when they arrived in the area they thought they heard the shots.

According to Lafayette police, they also took complaints from neighbors who thought they heard gunshots as well.

Police said officers followed up in the daylight and found several shell casings outside an apartment complex in the 1800 block of Shoshone Drive. No damage was identified and no injuries were reported.  

The case was turned over to detectives. If you have any information, you are asked to call LPD or the anonomous We Tip Hotline at 1 (800) 78-CRIME.

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