(KLFY) — To date, 61 homicides have been reported across the Acadiana area by local law enforcement agencies for 2022.

Below is an interactive map showing the approximate locations of each reported homicide. (NOTE: Locations are not exact.) The map does not represent shootings or incidents that only resulted in injuries and/or property damages. The information used to create the map has been verified and reported by the police and/or sheriff’s offices of the respective parishes in which they occurred.

This map only includes the KLFY broadcast coverage area, which includes Lafayette, Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Jeff Davis, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermilion parishes.

This map will be updated throughout 2022. If you have information on a shooting or a homicide, send a tip to news@klfy.com — and most importantly, call your local law enforcement agency.

Click on the icons below for details on each homicide. A running list of verified homicide victims can be found below the map.

Basic statistics so far:

  • Gun murders: 50
  • Stabbing murders: 0
  • Hit-and-run homicides: 7
  • Persons age 18 or under killed: 10
  • Double homicides: 2
  • Homicides as part of a mass shooting: 1
  • Officer-involved shootings: 1
  • Other: 2

Cities/towns/areas with the most homicides

  • Lafayette: 18
  • Opelousas: 8
  • New Iberia: 5
  • Eunice: 4
  • Crowley: 3
  • Broussard: 3
  • Breaux Bridge: 3
  • Abbeville: 2
  • Jeanerette: 2
  • Jennings: 2
  • Carencro: 1
  • Chataignier: 1
  • Franklin: 1
  • Melville: 1
  • Maurice: 1
  • Morgan City: 1
  • Rayne: 1
  • Scott: 1
  • St. Martinville: 1
  • Sunset: 1

Listings in RED indicate a person age 18 or under.

January — 10 killed

  • Jan. 2 — Raven Charles, 30, killed in a hit-and-run in the 2100 block of NW Evangeline Thruway in Lafayette.
  • Jan. 7 — Shantel Simpson, 30, killed in a hit-and-run in the 1200 block of Carmel Dr. in Lafayette.
  • Jan. 7 — Tyvon Favors, 17, shot to death in the 600 block of E. Laurel Ave. in Eunice.
  • Jan. 10 — Joseph Zeno, 53, shot to death in the 400 block of Haig St. in Lafayette.
  • Jan. 10 — Cole Horton, 26, of Breaux Bridge, shot to death in his driveway in the 1000 block of Courville Rd. in Breaux Bridge.
  • Jan. 11 — An unidentified 43-year-old man shot to death on James St. in Franklin.
  • Jan. 16 — Donald Jackson, 57, of Scott, killed in a hit-and-run in the 2600 block of Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. in Lafayette.
  • Jan. 16 — Warren Prejean, 32, of Lafayette, shot to death in the 700 block of S. Sterling St. in Lafayette.
  • Jan. 17 — A body is found in a burn pile on S. Main St. in St. Martinville.
  • Jan. 23 — Tyron Coates, 24, is shot in an officer-involved shooting in the 1600 block of W. Pinhook in Lafayette.

February — 8 killed

  • Feb. 1 — Denzel Matthews, 25, of New Iberia, shot to death in the 1500 block of N. Montagne St. in New Iberia.
  • Feb. 6 — Damien Joseph Lastrapes Jr., 19, of Opelousas, was shot to death outside the K.C. Hall on La. 104 in Opelousas.
  • Feb. 12 — An 11-year-old was shot to death in the 2200 block of Maple St. in Morgan City.
  • Feb. 14 — Corey Rosette, Jr., 26, shot to death in the 100 block of Nicole Ln. in Opelousas.
  • Feb. 15 — Wade Edward Smith shot to death in the 9400 block of La. 105 in Melville.
  • Feb. 15 — August Tujuan Latrall, 34, of Jeanerette, shot to death on St. Julien Rd. near La. 75 in Chataignier.
  • Feb. 19 — Anita Bobb, 51, shot to death while standing in her kitchen in the 2000 block of 3rd St. in Jeanerette.
  • Feb. 23 — A man known as Joey, 55, shot to death in an officer-involved shooting at the corner of 7th and Parkerson in Crowley.

March — 8 killed

  • March 8 — Stoney Loup, 57, was struck in a hit-and-run in the 200 block of Brothers Rd. in Scott. He later died from his injuries on March 15.
  • March 9 — Alessia Joy Malone, 20, shot to death in the 200 block of Benoit St. in Rayne.
  • March 18 — Freddy Gomezsoto, 18, of Abbeville, shot to death on Clover St. near Bailey St. in Abbeville.
  • March 20 — An infant is found dead in the 100 block of Resha Rd. in Breaux Bridge. The parents are arrested.
  • March 22 — Jalen Hill, 20, shot to death in the 400 block of Raymond St. in Opelousas.
  • March 25 — An unidentified 19-year-old is shot to death in the 1000 block of French St. in New Iberia.
  • March 26 — Jamond Ledet, 26, shot to death in triple shooting in the 700 block of W. 10th St. in Crowley.
  • March 28 — Jalen Walker, 29, shot to death in the 1900 block of Carmel Dr. in Lafayette.

April — 7 killed

May — 6 killed

  • May 11 — A 24-year-old man is shot to death in the 700 block of Providence St. in New Iberia.
  • May 18 — Terrence Valliere, 34, is shot to death in the 100 block of Sateen Royale Circle in Carencro. (NOTE: This case is currently being investigated as a homicide, though has elements that could be construed as self-defense. The district attorney’s office will decide whether charges are filed.)
  • May 22 — A 16-year-old girl is shot to death in the 600 block of E. Willow St. in Lafayette.
  • May 28 — Brady Paul Mayeaux, 37 of Houston, Texas is shot near the intersection of Smede Hwy. and Petroleum Pkwy. near Broussard.
  • May 29 — An unidentified man is shot to death in the 1700 block of S. Gibbs Lane in New Iberia.
  • May 30 — Kendol Payne, 31, is shot to death in the 1200 block of Ina Claire Dr. in Opelousas.

June — 10 killed

July — 9 killed

  • July 4 — Christopher Smith, 37, of Baton Rouge, is found dead in a suspected hit-and-run on Gilman Rd. in Lafayette.
  • July 9 — Dante Savoy, 22, is found shot to death in the 500 block of N. Pierce Street in Lafayette.
  • July 10 — Stacey Levier, 48, is found dead in a suspected hit-and-run on Prudhomme St. near Market St. in Opelousas.
  • July 14 — Jazaylon Levy, 18 is shot to death at Stone Bridge Apartments on Rodeo Rd. in Abbeville.
  • July 17 — An unidentified man is shot to death on Victoria Dr. near Maurice.
  • July 17 — Kiswanna Patterson Latham, 30, is shot to death in the 2400 block of W. Pinhook Rd. in Lafayette.
  • July 18 — Jody Gary, 40, of New Iberia, is found possibly beaten to death in the 7100 block of Soileau Rd. in Iberia Parish.
  • July 23 — Billy Joseph, 40, of Lafayette, is found shot to death in the 200 block of Moss St. in Lafayette.
  • July 31 — An unidentified man is found shot to death in the 500 block of E. 4th St. in Broussard.

August

  • Aug. 7 — Jeremy Chaisson, 21, is shot to death on E. Martin Luther King Dr. in Sunset.
  • Aug. 10 — Jason Edwards, 44, is shot to death in the 500 block of Halphen St. in Opelousas.
  • Aug. 14 — An unidentified woman is found dead in a hit-and-run in the 900 block of S. Poydras St. in Breaux Bridge.