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Bunkie police investigating fatal shooting

Posted at 5:23 PM, Jan 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-26 18:23:52-05

The Bunkie Police Department is investigating a shooting death that happened on LA Hwy. 115 early Sunday morning, KALB reports.

Bunkie Police Chief Scotty Ferguson said the victim was a black male in his 20s, though they are not releasing the name until they get further into the investigation, the station reports.

According to their report, police said the shooting occurred just after 2 a.m., and that the victim was a passenger in a pickup truck that was shot at more than 20 times, presumably by someone with an assault-style rifle, KALB reports.

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