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Victim identified in homicide at apartment complex

UPDATE: Lafayette, LA.- The victim has been identified as 23 year old Javonta Clay of Lafayette. Clay’s death was the result of a shooting. The investigation into this homicide is ongoing. Anyone who has information about the murder of Javonta Clay or anyone involved is urged to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232 TIPS.

ORIGINAL STORY: Lafayette, LA.- On July 5, 2018 Lafayette Police responded to the scene of a suspected homicide at an apartment complex in the 1500 block of Louisiana Ave. The body of a 23year old black male was discovered inside of an apartment just after 6pm. Police have reason to believe that the death was indeed a homicide. An investigation is under way. There are no further details or suspect information at this time.