The Lafayette Police are investigating a homicide that occurred early Friday morning that left 32-year-old Aaron Brooks Jr., of Lafayette, dead at the scene.

Lafayette Police responded to a shooting around 4:00 a.m. on the 500 block of the Northeast Evangeline Thruway, near its intersection with Mudd Avenue, where Brooks was found dead. Police are treating this as a homicide and canvassing the area to get more information.

Investigators are asking anyone with information on the incident to call the Lafayette Police Department  or Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.