Lafayette Police release new details in early morning deadly shooting


UPDATE: A man found dead Wednesday morning following a shooting at a home in the 100 block of S. Refinery has been identified by Lafayette Police.

The victim, 20-year-old Markeylan Edmond of Lafayette, was shot in the upper torso, police said.

42-year-old Johnathan Bargeman of Lafayette was on scene when officers arrived, and during an interview told police that he had been in a verbal altercation with the victim.

Police say when the altercation turned violent, Bargeman allegedly shot Edmond.

He was charged with 2nd Degree Murder and felon in possession of a firearm.

Police say Bargeman was then transported to the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center and booked with no bond.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Lafayette police are investigating a murder in the 100 block of South Refinery Street off of E. Pinhook Road.

Responding officers found a man dead in the middle of the roadway at about 6 a.m.

We will provide new information as it becomes available.

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