Update: 36-year-old Terrell Batiste is behind bars after he allegedly shot to death 32-year-old Dextel George Friday morning.

Investigators tell our news partners at KATC that an argument between the two began when George asked Batiste to leave the home in the 300 block of Josephine Street in Lafayette. Detectives say that's when Batiste fired one shot into the side of George before running away.

Batiste faces charges of 2nd Degree Murder and Felon in Possession of a Firearm as authorities continue to investigate.


Investigators are on the scene of a deadly shooting on Josephine Street in Lafayette.

Reports of shooting between two men came in around 5:30 this morning.

At some point, one of the men pulled out a gun and shot the other man in the side.

That man was taken to the hospital and was pronounced dead.

Police do have a person of interest and are looking for him.

If you have any information, you're asked to call Lafayette Police.