Lafayette Police Officers Shoot Suspect Accused of Attempted Murder!
Following the shooting of a man who was reportedly involved in an attempted m*rder earlier that morning, two Lafayette police officers were placed on administrative leave on Sunday.
Officers were called to a disturbance between a father and son in Lafayette’s 2400 block of Waneka Lake Trail at around 2:45 a.m. on Sunday.
The ad*lt male son was aggressively attἀcking his father with a knife when police arrived on the scene, the Lafayette Police Department reported in a news release on Sunday.
The announcement indicated that two Lafayette police officers shot the subject after trying in vain to stop him.
The father and youngster were both taken to the hospital by paramedics. The incident did not cause any injuries to the police officers.
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According to protocol, the two policemen who fired their firearms were placed on administrative leave while a probe into their use of force is conducted, it was announced in a release on Sunday.
The Boulder County Investigation Team will look into the use of force by the cops. The multi-agency team’s purpose is to look into instances where officers use lethal or potentially lethal force against a person while performing their duties.
No names have been released at this time.