Lafayette gang member sentenced

Heath Fletcher (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)
Heath Fletcher (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A Lafayette gang member is sentenced to 14 years for criminal recklessness and gang enhancement.

Heath Fletcher, 19, pleaded guilty in February to the charges. He had been accused of firing shots multiple times at Claystone at the Crossing in May of 2013.

Fletcher admitted to being a gang member during an interview with detectives. He had previously been found guilty of having a handgun without a license.

He was sentenced to 12 years in the department of corrections and 2 years of supervised probation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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