Juvenile arrested in connection to December Ancelet Street homicide

UPDATE 1/23: A juvenile, 16, has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a homicide on Ancelet Street, which occurred on Dec. 30, 2023.

LPD said they juvenile suspect turned himself in and was booked into the Lafayette Juvenile Detention Home on his warrant for second degree murder.

UPDATE 12/31: The Lafayette Police Department identified Ricky Bernard Jr., 29, of Lafayette as the victim in the incident. LPD have arrested Calnisha Calloway, 27, of Lafayette in connection with the homicide on Ancelet Street.

Calloway was charged with one count of second-degree murder and was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center. This incident is still under investigation and more arrest are expected to follow.

ORIGINAL STORY 12/30: LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Lafayette Police are currently investigating a homicide that occurred Saturday afternoon.

LPD said they responded to the 100 block of Ancelet Street in regards to a shooting in progress around 5:10 p.m. on Saturday.

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Upon arrival, officers said one male victim was found in the area with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Officials said a crime scene was established and investigators were called to the scene. The incident is still under investigation.

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