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Man indicted in shooting death of Opelousas teen

Posted at 9:14 AM, Jan 31, 2019

On Tuesday, a St. Landry Parish grand jury indicted 22-year-old Jaylin Lamb of Opelousas on charges of second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old Joseph Aggison.

Jaylin Lamb
Jaylin Lamb

Aggison and two others were injured in the shooting that occurred on Kim Drive in Opelousas on October 20, 2018. According to police, Aggison was taken to a hospital where he died of his injuries.

Lamb was arrested by police following the shooting and was booked on a charge of felon in possession of a firearm. The charge of second-degree murder was added following Aggison’s death.

Lamb was formally charged on Tuesday, January 29.

Read more about the shooting below:

Suspect arrested in connection with fatal shooting in Opelousas

Opelousas shooting suspect now facing second-degree murder charge