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Four indicted in July fatal shooting on the Evangeline Thruway

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Posted at 3:51 PM, Oct 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-27 21:03:17-04

Four people have been indicted in connection with a July fatal shooting in Lafayette.

19-year-old Zaveon Willis, 22-year-old Jason Pardia, 18-year-old Brendell Clay and 17-year-old Wilbert Willis were all indicted in the shooting death of 30-year-old Clifton Jamal Williams.

Clay was indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the July 24, 2021 fatal shooting on 2100 block of N.E. Evangeline Thruway.

Zaveon and Wilbert Willis, and Pradia were all indicted on principal to first-degree murder.

Police say that the night of the shooting, Williams was found in a vehicle. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

In August, police announced arrested the 17-year-old in connection with the case and booked him with Principle to Second Degree Murder, Felony Flight from an Officer, Hit and Run Driving, and Possession of a Firearm by a Juvenile.

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