Deputies with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating a homicide which occurred Tuesday, December 18th just before 11:00 pm. The incident occurred in the Kathy Apartment complex.
Deputies located the victim behind a set of apartments with a single gunshot wound to the head. The victim was pronounced dead by the Acadia Parish Coroner’s Office.
“Deputies believe there may have been an argument / disturbance prior to the shooting. We are asking anyone who may have seen or heard anything tied into this incident to call detectives at 788-8721 or Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish at 789-TIPS” stated Sheriff KP Gibson.
The victim has been identified as James Francis, 66 of Crowley.