Posted: Jan 11, 2010 7:34 PM by Rob Kirkpatrick
Updated: Jan 11, 2010 7:34 PM
Detectives arrested 42 year old Jose Segura charging him with First Degree Murder. Segura is accused of fatally shooting 22 year-old Allen Aucoin Junior.
Lafayette Police say around 3:30 Sunday afternoon a woman playing tennis at Beaver Park walked into the women's bathroom and found Aucoin shot to death. Aucoin had been shot once in the torso.
After investigating the crime scene police discovered Aucoin's Chevrolet Suburban was missing.
Early Monday morning his vehicle was found on Lafayette's Webb Street, three minutes away from Beaver Park. After searching the car police were led to 42 year-old Jose Segura.
Aucoin's family told KATC Aucoin and Segura were co-workers and also friends.
According to Aucoin's family, Segura owed Aucoin money after a check Segura wrote bounced. Aucoin's family says the two were supposed to meet Saturday so Segura could pay Aucoin back. Segura allegedly told Aucoin's family Aucoin cancelled and they never met.
Aucoin's family says he was a kind and generous man and never got into trouble
Aucoin leaves behind an 11 month old girl.
Lafayette Police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a man found in a restroom in Beaver Park.
Allen Aucoin of New Iberia was found shot to death on Sunday.
42-year-old Jose Segura was arrested on Monday morning. According to the victims family, Aucoin worked for the suspect. He was living in the Acadiana area, but was originally from Texas. He has been charged with First Degree Murder.
The victim's Suburban was found on Webb Street early on Monday. He was brought in for questioning and arrested.