The following is a Press Release from the Lafayette Police Department:
On October 6, 2011, at approximately 9:45 pm, Officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 300 block of 7th Street regarding a disturbance. According to the victim, a verbal altercation erupted between three people at which time the suspect allegedly armed himself with a 2X4 board. The suspect struck the first victim, a 43-year-old female of Lafayette, multiple times, causing her to suffer lacerations to the head. The second victim, a 40-year-old male of Lafayette, suffered lacerations to his hands and back. Officer located the suspect a short time later hiding in the bushes near the scene.