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Second man arrested in April 30 shooting

Posted at 12:49 PM, May 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-04 13:49:29-04

A second man has been arrested in connection with an April 30 shooting that left one man dead.

Harley David Brecken, 33, died at a hospital after he was shot in the chest at a house on Rock Pit Road near Easton. To read the story, click here.

Detectives with the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office arrest Branson Chase Vidrine, 18, and booked him with second-degree murder in the case.

A second suspect, Zane Smith, has now been arrested, deputies say. He also was booked with second-degree murder.

No bond has been set for either man.

If anyone has any information in reference to this shooting please contact the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office Investigation Division by phone at 337-363-2161 or submit a tip online via our Agency website at

The investigation has not been closed and is still ongoing. As always, all callers with information will remain anonymous.

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