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Victim dies following shooting near Martin Luther King Drive; juvenile arrested

Posted at 3:29 PM, Sep 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-17 11:45:23-04

Lafayette Police said the victim who was shot Friday afternoon has died as a result of his injuries.

The victim,36-year-old Emmanuel Barnes, of Lafayette, was shot multiple times at his home in the 100 block of Fitzgerald Street and ran to a nearby store in the 800 block of Martin Luther King Drive for assistance, according to police.

Barnes was transported to a local hospital where he was listed in critical condition but later died.

A 16-year-old male has been arrested in connection to the homicide. The juvenile was booked into the Lafayette Juvenile Detention Center on one count of second degree murder.