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Jun 6, 2013 8:58 AM by AP (Photo Courtesy: MGN Online)

Pair indicted in New Iberia teen's death

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Two men have been indicted in the shooting death last year of a former high school basketball star.

A Lafayette grand jury returned a second-degree murder indictment Wednesday against 20-year-old Travonte J. Broussard, of Lafayette.

The panel also indicted 20-year-old Nicholas Felix, of Lafayette, as a principal to second-degree murder. The indictment says he "intentionally participated" in the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Frederick Joseph, who played basketball at Westgate High School in New Iberia.

Joseph, who was attending the North Dakota State College of Science on a basketball scholarship at the time, was shot to death in a fast food restaurant parking lot.

Broussard and Felix are each being held on a $1.5 million bond.

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