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Deputies investigating fatal overnight shooting at Kathy Apartments in Crowley

Posted at 9:19 AM, Dec 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-19 10:19:33-05

The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal overnight shooting at Kathy Apartment in Crowley.

The sheriff’s department says the shooting happened around 11:00 pm on Tuesday. Deputies say 66-year-old James Francis of Crowley was killed during the shooting.

Francis’ body was located behind the apartments with a single gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Acadia Parish Coroner’s Office.  Deputies believthere may have been an argument or disturbance prior to the shooting

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who may have seen or heard anything tied into this incident to call detectives at 788-8721 or Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish at 789-TIPS