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UPDATE: Three more arrests made in Lilly Street shooting

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Posted at 9:14 AM, Jul 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 17:24:32-04

Three more people have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting on Lilly Street on July 4.

Lafayette Police say that on Friday, law enforcement agencies located the final suspects involved in the homicide that occurred on Lilly Street.

24-year-old Deontre Batiste of Lafayette has been arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Murder.

27-year-old Shawatha Boyd of Lafayette has been charged with Accessory after the fact to 2nd Degree Murder.

29-year-old Kenyatta Fails of Lafayette has been charged with Accessory after the fact to 2nd Degree Murder.

All three suspects were located in Lake Charles Louisiana after a traffic stop was conducted. All have been booked into the Calcasieu Parish jail.

No photo of Fails was available

36-year-old John C Willis was killed in that shooting. Willis was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds outside of a home on Lilly Street at around 2:30 am Thursday.

Two other were arrested previously in this case. 28-year-old Demarcus Thomas and 49-year-old Christopher Williams of Lafayette. Both were booked on charges of Accessory After the Fact for 2nd Degree Murder.

A witness tells KATC that during the incident they heard close to 30 gun shots fired.

READ MORE: Lafayette Police investigating overnight homicide

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