Man sentenced in killing of 21-year-old in Lafayette

Indianapolis Area Crime

Andre Hastings (Photo provided by the Lafayette Police Department)

UPDATE (July 16, 2021)– Andre Hastings was found guilty of one count of murder and one count of a firearm enhancement. He was sentenced to 70 years, with 65 years in the Indiana Department of Corrections and five years of probation.


LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man suspected of shooting and killing another man in Lafayette last week.

Police believe 20-year-old Andre Hastings shot 21-year-old Drequan Burglar, who was found suffering from a gunshot wound in the 500 block of Gordon Ct. at about 12:40 a.m. on Aug. 2.

Burglar was transported to St. Elizabeth East for treatment, but died as a result of his injuries.

Hastings is described as being 6 feet tall about 140 pounds. Officers say he is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about Hastings is urged to contact the Lafayette Police Department immediately at 765-807-1200 or the WeTip Hotline at 1-800-78 CRIME.

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