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Update: Victim of Shooting Incident on NE Evangeline Thruway Died From Injuries

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Update: Victim of Shooting Incident on NE Evangeline Thruway Died From Injuries

Posted: Aug 14, 2020 12:29 PM

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.

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