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Victim in fatal shooting identified as Comeaux High student; Two teens arrested

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Two teenagers have been arrested in last night’s shooting death of a third teenager on Pillette Road.

The victim has been identified as Da’Ni’Cea Maze, 17 of Lafayette; school officials say he went to Comeaux High. 

Both suspects, Gabriel Breaux, 17, of Lafayette and Demonte Prier, 17, also of Lafayette, have been arrested and booked with first-degree murder.

Police say the circumstances of the shooting are still being investigated.

Extra counselors have been dispatched to the school and the normal counselors for the school went to the victim's class first thing Wednesday morning, according to Joe Craig, Chief Administrative Officer for Lafayette Parish School System.

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