Posted: May 11, 2013 2:25 PM by KATC
Updated: May 11, 2013 3:32 PM
According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike, at approximately 06:38am this morning, patrol deputies responded to a call of a vehicle in a field located off of Perkins Rd., upon arrival, deputies noted that a black male subject was deceased in the driver's seat of the vehicle with a gunshot wound to the head.
Sheriff Couvillon says that evidence at the scene suggest that foul play was involved, and says that the investigation is in its early stages and that updates will be made available as the investigation moves forward.
The identity of the victim is being withheld at this time pending notification of next of kin.
Finally Sheriff Couvillon says that if anyone has any information with regards to this investigation you are urged to contact the Sheriff's Office at 898-4402.