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Victim in Euince shooting dies

Posted at 11:27 AM, Dec 28, 2018

Police in Eunice say the victim in a Thursday shooting on Juanita Street has died.

Police Chief Randy Fontenot says that the victim 54-year-old Scott Daville died of his injuries Friday morning.

There have been no arrests in this case. An investigation is ongoing.

The shooting occurred around 6:30 am Thursday December 27 in the 500 block of Juanita Street in Eunice.

Police say they believe the shooting happened as a result of an attempted vehicle burglary. Chief Randy Fontenot says that the homeowner surprised the suspects who were attempting to steal his vehicle and was shot in the process. The suspects then fled the scene without stealing the vehicle.

Daville was critically injured in the shooting.