Lafayette Shooting Suspect Arrested
Lafayette Police have arrested Deontra Kately following a fatal shooting in Lafayette.
Our news partner, KATC, reported Kately brandished a gun while arguing with a family member on Louisiana Avenue.
The victim, 22-year-old Damiyon Sonnier, stepped in between the pair of arguing men when Kately pulled the trigger.
Sonnier was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.
Kately was charged with second-degree murder and booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.
The investigation is ongoing.