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UPDATE: Lafayette Police identify victim in Marigold Loop homicide

Crime Scene
Posted at 11:15 PM, Sep 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-21 19:32:57-04

UPDATE: Police have identified the victim of last night’s homicide as Mikeal James Arvie, 27, of Opelousas.

Lafayette Police Investigators are still actively working the case and are asking anyone with information to contact the department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

Lafayette Police responded to the 400 block of Marigold Loop around 8:49 p.m. Tuesday regarding a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive male in the driver's seat of his vehicle, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, authorities say.

According to Sgt. Robin Greene of the Lafayette Police Department, the victim showed signs of life and officers began to give aid until emergency personnel arrived.

Shortly after emergency medical personnel arrived, the victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators are actively working the case and as more information is received, updates will posted here.