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Man arrested in connection with Lafayette shooting

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A male victim was fatally shot in the 100 block of Lee Ave. A male victim was fatally shot in the 100 block of Lee Ave.
LAFAYETTE, La. -

UPDATE: A Kaplan man was arrested in connection with an overnight shooting in Lafayette. 

Twenty-year-old Tyler Benoit turned himself into Lafayette police this afternoon and was charged with second-degree murder. 

Lafayette police responded to the 100 block of Lee Avenue at 1:30 a.m. after hearing shots were fired in the area. 

Police say they discovered 31-year-old Christon Chaisson, of Broussard, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his upper body. 

Chaisson was transported to a local hospital where he later died. 

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