Posted: Aug 31, 2013 10:29 AM by katc
Morgan City Police are looking for a man that could be involved in a homicide. Police say the man is Jose Fernando Ariano, and he is described as a Honduran Male, short curly black hair with thin mustache. Between 6ft and 6ft. 2 in. last seen wearing an orange shirt, red shorts with square designs, and black and white tennis shoes. Police say the homicide occurred Friday around 11:20 pm at 700 Federal Avenue in Morgan City. When they arrived, police found a male victim with a gunshot wound. The victim was later pronounced dead by the St. Mary Parish Coroner. Police believe Ariano has information about the incident. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Ariano or information regarding this event, please contact the Morgan City Police Department @ 985-380-4605.
Police say the incident is not related to the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival, which is taking place this weekend.