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LPD investigating shooting, assault

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The LaFayette Police
Department is investigat-
ing two separate incidents
late last month that left
two individuals injured.
Police are now asking
anyone with informa-
tion on either incident to
please contact investigat-
ing officers.
According to informa-
tion released by Captain
Chris Trice, of the LaFay-
ette Police Department
the first incident took
place on Friday Septem-
ber 21, 2018. On that date
officers indicate they were
dispatched to the area of
the Hilltop Apartments in
LaFayette in reference to
a person shot.
Upon arrival to the
apartment complex,
police discovered a black
male in his early 20’s
suffering from a gunshot
wound. The victim was
transported to East Ala-
bama Medical Center for
treatment.
The second incident
took place a day later on
Saturday September 22,
2018. LPD indicates at
9:20 p.m. officers were
dispatched to the area of
1st Avenue N.W. in refer-
ence to an injured person.
When officers ar

rived, they discovered a
58-year-old male, identi-
fied as Cleophus Alford
lying in the roadway of
1st Avenue N.W. Po-
lice indicate Alford was
suffering from severe
injuries and was trans-
ported to Piedmont
Midtown Medical Center
in Columbus, Georgia for
treatment of his injuries.
LaFayette officers are
continuing to investigate
the incidents and ask
anyone with informa-
tion on either incident to
contact either Lt. Brock
at (334)864-2204 or Sgt.
White at (334)864-2211.