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21-year-old dies in Wednesday night shooting in Broussard

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Posted at 9:01 AM, Dec 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-09 11:57:29-05

Police are investigating a Wednesday night homicide in the Broussard area.

The Broussard Police Department says they responded on December 8 to the area of Gustave Street and Leon Street to a report of gunshots.

Officers say they were directed to a residence in the area and located the victim, identified as 21-year-old Diondre Williams*, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

According to the department, medical aid was given to Williams until emergency medical personnel arrived.

Williams was pronounced dead at the scene, they say.

 An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Broussard Police ask anyone with information to call the police department at 337-837-6259 or Crimes Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

*An earlier version of this story reported Williams' age as 18. Broussard Police have amended that information and say that Williams is actually 21 years old.

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