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Identity of victim in fatal shooting released

Posted at 2:51 PM, Jun 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-04 15:51:01-04

Police have released the identity of the victim killed in a fatal shooting that happened over the weekend in Lafayette.

Police found Telvis Benjamin, 26, suffering from a single gunshot wound around 11 p.m. Saturday in the 500 block of Joan Street.

He was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injury.

The suspect fled the scene before officers arrived.

The investigation is ongoing.

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