Abbeville Shooting Suspect Arrested in Lafayette
The man Abbeville police say was involved in a deadly shooting last week is now in custody.
According to investigators, Lafayette police arrested Jordan Matthews on warrants for principal to second-degree murder. Matthews has since been transferred back to Vermilion Parish for booking.
That shooting happened around 9:30 a. m. on April 9 on East Lafayette Street near South Miles Street. Police say someone shot James Joseph, Jr. Joseph later died from his injuries.
Police say they are still investigating and that they expect to make more arrests in this case. If you have any information about this shooting, call the Abbeville Police Department at 337-893-2511 or 337-892-6777.