UPDATE: Police identify man shot to death on W. Pinhook Road

UPDATE from the Lafayette Police Department (11/30/2015):  Detectives have identified the male victim as Mauricio Reyna Bravo, 27.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting remain under investigation.


ORIGINAL (11/27/2015):

One man is now dead after being shot during a fight early Friday morning, according to the Lafayette Police Department.

The incident happened around 2:15 a.m. in a parking lot of a business in the 3100 block of West Pinhook Road.

Corporal Paul Mouton said the man got into a fight with a 38-year-old woman in the parking lot, knocking both of them to the ground.

While on the ground, the woman pulled out a handgun and allegedly shot the man in the chest, according to Cpl. Mouton.

The man ran away but was later found dead in a nearby parking lot by responding officers.

Cpl. Mouton said investigators interviewed witnesses and the female shooter, but no arrests have been made at this time.

Investigators are trying to determine the identity of the man, who they describe as Hispanic.

Anyone with any information about the shooting or the identity of the man is asked to call the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.



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