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Lafayette police investigating homicide on Lafayette Street

Posted: 3:34 PM, Aug 31, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-01 14:33:27-04

Lafayette police are investigating a shooting that happened at 1 a.m. this morning on Lafayette Street near its intersection with Sherman Street.

Police say 21-year-old Ricky Wiltz was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound where he later died.

Detectives are investigating the shooting as a homicide.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about this homicide or any individuals that may have been involved is urged to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.