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Victim identified in Duson shooting

Posted at 11:07 AM, Oct 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-27 14:48:53-04

UPDATE: The man who was killed Friday evening in a shooting in Duson has been identified.

Authorities say  29-year-old Ethan Smith was found shot outside of his home in the Pecan Acres Mobile Home Village at the intersection of Toby Mouton Road and Carroll Lane.

Smith was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Law enforcement officers responded to the shooting at 6:17 p.m.

No arrests have been made.

“The Duson Police Department has requested that the investigation be taken over by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office due to the limited resources of the police department and the LPSO experiences in these high-level investigations. The Duson Police Department will continue to support the investigators in this case,” said Judice.

The sheriff’s office is asking for anyone with information about the shooting, especially those living in the area, to contact them at (337) 232-9211 or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-8477 (TIPS).