UPDATE 7/11/23 4:31 P.M.: According to Lafayette Police, a suspect has been arrested in connection to the homicide on Vaucluse Drive Sunday night.

Shawntravin Sampy, 21, of Lafayette, was arrested by Lafayette Police Department after turning himself in.

He was booked into Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on his warrant for one count of second-degree murder. 

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — The Lafayette Police Department is currently searching for the person responsible for a deadly shooting that took place Sunday night.

Officials say that at approximately 11:44 p.m. last night, LPD responded to reports of a shooting in progress at the 100 block of Vaucluse Drive. Officers arrived at the scene to find one person suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

When officers arrived, the victim Joshua Cobb, 18, of Abbeville, was found dead. A crime scene was established, and investigators are continuing to follow leads. This is an ongoing investigation and updates will be given as they become available.

Anyone with information pertaining to the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Lafayette Crime Stopper at 337-232-TIPS. All callers remain anonymous. You can also contact Lafayette Crime Stoppers by downloading the P3 TIPS Mobile App.