Fredrika Stevens : “Female Victim Fatally Shot in Lafayette Home: Investigation Underway”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : UPDATE, 12/4/23, 8:30 A.M.: The victim of the tragic incident that occurred in Lafayette has been identified as Fredrika Stevens, a 47-year-old resident of Lafayette. The investigation into her murder is still ongoing, and authorities are urging anyone with information related to the incident to come forward and contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stopper at (337) 232-TIPS (8477). To make it more convenient for the public, the LPD App can be downloaded, allowing individuals to submit their information directly through the app’s “submit a tip” tab. Additionally, the P3 TIPS Mobile App can be downloaded, or **TIPS (**8477) can be dialed on a mobile device to reach Lafayette Crime Stoppers. As always, all callers will remain anonymous.

ORIGINAL, 12/2/23, 6:47 A.M.: The Lafayette Police Department is currently investigating a tragic incident that occurred overnight, resulting in the loss of a woman’s life. According to authorities, the shooting took place in the 300 block of Tenth Street at approximately 2 a.m. When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered the victim with a gunshot wound. She was immediately transported to a local hospital, where she tragically succumbed to her injuries.

The authorities swiftly initiated an investigation, with both the Criminal Investigations Division and Crime Scene Investigators being called to the scene. Their primary objective is to gather evidence and develop leads that may lead to the apprehension of the perpetrator(s) responsible for this heinous crime. As of now, no suspects have been taken into custody.

In light of this tragic incident, the Lafayette Police Department and Lafayette Crime Stoppers are urging anyone with information about the crime to come forward. The community’s assistance is crucial in helping law enforcement solve this case and bring justice to the victim and her loved ones. If you have any information, please contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

This incident has sent shockwaves through the Lafayette community, prompting a collective call for justice and an end to senseless acts of violence. The loss of a life is always a tragedy, and the community mourns the untimely death of Fredrika Stevens. As the investigation progresses, the authorities remain committed to finding answers and ensuring that those responsible are held accountable for their actions.

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