One person dead after weekend shooting in Turkey Creek

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One man is dead after a shooting on Snoddy Lane in Turkey Creek on Friday.

 Upon arrival, deputies found that the victim had been shot during a disturbance in which both subjects were armed.

The alleged shooter, identified as John Isaac Foret, had left the scene, but waited in a nearby area for law enforcement to arrive.

 The Evangeline Parish Coroner’s Office arrived on scene and pronounced the victim dead. He has been identified as Edwin Wesley Snoddy.

Foret was located and questioned briefly, but advised he wanted an attorney, with what was known at the time of the investigation, the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office said.

Mr. Foret was released, but the investigation is still on going, the department said.

If you have any information regarding this matter, you are urged to contact the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division at 337-363-2161.

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