Right now, UL University Police are asking people to stay away from the 600 block of McKinley. It’s not confirmed but we are told police may be responding to a possible bomb threat. Witness say there is heavy police activity near Our Lady of Wisdom, near and near the dorms on University Avenue. We have a reporter on scene and will continue to bring you updates as they become available.
According to Cpl. Bridgette Dugas, with the Lafayette Police, 3 to 4 businesses have received emails stating that there could possibly be a bomb in the building and they are demanding money. First responders throughout Lafayette are responding to the threats and sweeping the business checking for bombs. If you are a business receiving these emails please contact police.