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Police identify suspect involved in downtown shooting

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200 block of Jefferson Street several hours after a fatal shooting occurred 200 block of Jefferson Street several hours after a fatal shooting occurred
LAFAYETTE, La. -

UPDATE: Lafayette police have identified the suspect in connection with the Downtown Lafayette shooting.

Sam Brown III, 26, is wanted for second-degree murder following the shooting death of 21-year-old Donald Randall, Jr.

A warrant has been issued for Brown's arrest.

At 1:40 a.m. this morning, Lafayette police responded to the 200 block of Jefferson St. in reference to a shooting. 

Police say Randal was shot and transported to a local hospital by other civilians on scene. 

He was pronounced dead at the hospital. 

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Brown or information about the incident is urged to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS. 

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