MAURICE, La. (KLFY) — UPDATE, 8:45 p.m.: Police have arrested Robert St. Julien in connection with the fatal shooting. Authorities say St. Julien is the third cousin of the victim.
UPDATE, 3:46 p.m.: Police have identified the victim as 53-year-old Kevin Chargois.
UPDATE, 2:50 p.m.: Maurice Police are investigating a fatal shooting on Chargois Rd. The police chief said this is the first homicide since the 1950’s.
Officers responded to a call about the shooting at around 12:30 p.m. Friday. When they arrived to the scene, they found a victim with gunshot wounds dead in the road.
Police said the caller is the third cousin of the victim. The caller was taken into custody for questioning and is being considered a suspect at this time, according to police.