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Shooting at Eunice graduation party kills one, wounds a second

3 months 2 weeks 6 days ago Monday, June 07 2021 Jun 7, 2021 June 07, 2021 7:44 AM June 07, 2021 in News
Source: KATC

EUNICE - Over the weekend, a graduation party in Eunice took a deadly turn when someone opened fire, killing one person and wounding a second, KATC reports.

The deadly incident occurred early Sunday morning, just after midnight in the 200 block of South Second Street.

Local police say they've identified the suspect as a 14-year-old runaway who has been missing since March.

According to authorities, the gunfire killed a 32-year-old man who was shot in the torso and died at the scene of the crime. 

A second man, 30, was shot three times and is being treated at a Lafayette hospital, KATC reports. 

Police say the victim's wounds are non-life-threatening.

At this time, the motive that fueled the shooting remains unclear.

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