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Three arrested in fatal Eunice shooting

Posted at 10:51 AM, Mar 23, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-24 08:51:49-04

According to Eunice Police, a third person was arrested in connection to a deadly shooting.

A 17-year-old male juvenile is now facing first-degree murder charges, one juvenile male, age 15, and 21-year-old, Leroy Freeman, III, of Eunice, has been arrested and charged with principal to first-degree murder.

Eunice Police said 42-year-old Carl J. Vigers died from his injuries after a shooting Monday afternoon.

According to Police Chief Kyle LeBouef, Vigers was standing outside of an apartment complex near East Maple Avenue and South Beulah when he was shot.

He was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

More charges are expected as the investigation is still active.