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UPDATE: Death on Breton Drive was an accident

Lafayette Parish sheriff's office
Posted at 3:42 PM, Apr 04, 2023

Deputies believe the death they've been investigating on Breton Drive was an accident.

The investigation began Monday afternoon in the 400 block of Breton.

Deputies were called to the home at about 2:15 p.m. Their initial investigation indicates that the person died in an accident. A gun was being cleaned, accidentally discharged and a person was shot and killed.

No arrests have been made and this case remains under investigation, deputies say.