According to Vermilion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon at approximately 6:38 am this morning deputies responded to a call of a man laying on the shoulder of Lormand Road just south of Maurice.
Upon arrival, officers observed a deceased male subject laying with multiple gunshot wounds to the body.
The deceased victim has been identified as 24-year-old Stephain Brailey of Abbeville.
Sheriff Couvillon says that detectives are actively and aggressively investigating this homicide and are attempting to determine the motive into the shooting.
Anyone with information with regards to this Homicide are asked to please contact the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division at (337)898-4403 or 898-4402.