Lafayette, La. – On August 13, the victim in this incident, Mr. Kendarious Sam, 24, of Lafayette succumbed to his injuries.
Original Release: August 12, 2020 at 5:00 pm
Lafayette, La. - On August 12, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a local hotel in the 2200 Blk of NE Evangeline Thruway in reference to an unresponsive male.
Once on scene, officers found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. First aid measures were quickly administered by officers until Acadian Ambulance personnel arrived on scene and took over those efforts. The victim was then transported to a local hospital.
This is an ongoing investigation.