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Arrest of Ohio Man After S.W.A.T Call Out

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February 25, 2023

Arrest of Ohio Man After S.W.A.T Call Out

Lafayette, LA – Lafayette Police Department received information from Columbus Police Department in reference to a suspect, Christopher Moore, W/M/48, wanted for attempted murder possibly in the Lafayette area.  Columbus PD provided information where Mr. Moore might be located.  This information was passed on to our patrol officers.  Officers later located Mr. Moore in an apartment complex located in the 700 block of S. College Road.  Mr. Moore barricaded himself in the apartment and refused to come out. Lafayette Police Department’s Negotiators and SWAT team were deployed and took control of the scene. The SWAT team was able to safely remove residents from their apartments in a quick and safe manner while the negotiators kept constant contact with the suspect and his accomplice, Shannon Parsons W/F/46.

After a several hours long standoff both suspects were taken into custody. Christopher Moore was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on the following chargesAttempted first degree warrant from Ohio, and Illegal carrying of a firearm by persons convicted of certain felonies.  Also arrested and booked was Shannon Parsons for one count of Accessories after the fact. 

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