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Deputies investigating a fatal shooting in Arnaudville

Posted at 5:54 PM, Jun 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-19 23:09:44-04

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office says one person is dead following a shooting in Arnaudville.

Scene of shooting on Drauzin Road in Arnaudville / KATC

Deputies say that shortly before 4:30 p.m. they responded to a report of a shooting in the 1600 block of Drauzin Road.

Upon arrival, deputies say that a man was found dead from a gunshot wound.

Neighbors tell KATC that this type of crime is not common in the area.

“I’m scared, nothing ever happens like that here,” a neighbor who lives next door to where the shooting happen said.

“We were inside the kitchen, I heard the gun shots, and then I saw the body so they called cops.”

Neighbors who spoke to KATC say the victim in this shooting did not live in the area.

This case is being treated as a homicide. No arrests have been made.