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Police make arrest in Broussard homicide

Posted at 9:40 PM, Apr 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-17 11:43:01-04

Police said an arrest was made in the April 2022 homicide on Bonin Road in Broussard.

Investigators with the Broussard Police Department were alerted by US Marshals Task Force members that 41-year-old Rico Gabriel of St. Martinville was taken into custody Thursday, June 16, 2022.

Gabriel was booked on charges of second-degree murder and taken into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.

Broussard Police previously identified the person killed in the shooting on Bonin Road as 19-year-old Terrell Marshaun Fontenette, Jr., from Iberia Parish.

Police said shortly after 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2022, officers were called to the gas station at the corner of Bonin Rd. and Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. for reports of shots fired.

On arrival, officers said they found a man, Fontenette, shot to death in a vehicle.