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St. Martinville Police search for suspect in fatal shooting

Posted: 9:51 PM, Aug 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-08 22:51:44-04

The St. Martinville Police Department has identified a suspect they say is wanted in connection with the shooting death of Malik Filer.

Police say an arrest warrant has been issued for Daylon “Ko Ko” Alexander for second-degree murder.

Daylon Alexander
Daylon Alexander courtesy of St. Martinville Police Department

Relatives say 17-year-old Malik Filer’s mother had just dropped him off at his aunt’s house on North Vivier Street when someone ran up to him and shot him multiple times Sunday, August 5, 2018.

Officers located Filer who had sustained several gunshot wounds. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Alexander is asked to call the St Martinville Police Department at 337-394-3001.