LPD: Second arrest made in Edison Street murder investigation


LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- UPDATE: A second arrest has been made in the shooting death of 20-year-old Tiage Montrell Hudson.

Rontralon Joseph of Lafayette, was arrested on Thursday by the Lafayette Police Department for first degree murder, and later transported for booking into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.

This investigation remains ongoing.

No photograph of Joseph is available at this time.

Joseph was previously arrested on September 7, for unauthorized use of a movable. LPSO confirms this information.

ORIGINAL: The Lafayette Police Department has confirmed one arrest in the shooting death of a 20-year-old man on Sept. 4.

Divion Francis was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on one count of first degree murder on Monday. He is being held without bond.

(Divion Francis)

Francis is suspected of shooting Tiage Montrell Hudson. Hudson’s body was found shot multiple times in the 600 block of Edison Street.

The shooting happened in broad daylight that afternoon, witnesses and police said.

The investigation into this case is ongoing, authorities said.

If you have any information for asking that you call the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.

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