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Victim in Bourgeois Park shooting dies, UL Police investigating

Posted at 9:07 AM, Apr 09, 2021

LAFAYETTE, La — The person injured in shooting at Bourgeois Park on Friday has died.

UL Police say that at around 2:11 a.m. on April 9, 2021, they responded to a shooting at Bourgeois Park located on Coliseum Blvd.

Upon arrival, officers learned that the victim, later identified as 23-year-old John Mitchell Sinegal Jr., had been transported to Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

UL Police say that Sinegal was not a student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

A GoFundMe has been set up to assist with funeral arrangements for Sinegal.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact ULPD Lt. Darren Zachary at 337-296-4375.