A local man has been charged with Second Degree Murder after deputies with the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office say he shot someone early Sunday morning near Maurice.

Authorities were called out to Victoria Drive near Maurice and found the victim suffering from being shot. He later died from his injuries at the hospital.

Victoria Drive at Derek Road, google street view
Victoria Drive at Derek Road, google street view
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Victoria Drive is located off Derek Road, which is located off US 167.

36-year-old Paul Joseph Pilette from Victoria Drive was identified and arrested on the murder charge. He now sits in the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center.

Vermilion Parish Correctional Center, google street view
Vermilion Parish Correctional Center, google street view
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This investigation continues.

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