UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Justin Zeno (B/M,03/06/89,Lafayette. The investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


A homicide investigation is underway after a male subject with an apparent gunshot wound was found inside of a burning vehicle around 1:00 a.m. Friday morning.

Lafayette Police and Fire Departments found the person in the 200 block of Belleau Street.

If you have any information about the incident or any individual involved is asked to call Lafayette Police or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.