ST. MARTINVILLE, La (BRPROUD) — Officials are seeking the whereabouts and identity of a suspect involved in a fatal drive-by shooting that happened early Sunday morning.
St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a call in the 1100 block of Evangeline Thruway regarding a male passenger who was shot.
Upon arrival, officials found a deceased male inside of a vehicle, later identified as 37-year-old Brady Paul Mayeaux.
According to officials, Mayeaux was traveling with three other occupants on Smede Hwy when their vehicle was struck by gunfire by an unknown suspect in a dark colored sedan. The suspect vehicle fled the scene in an unknown direction.
The driver of the vehicle then pulled over to a local business on Evangeline Thruway to call 911.
No other passengers was injured in this shooting.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the St. Martin Parish Sheriffs Office by callingg 337-394-3071. You can also report anonymously to the St. Martin Crime Stoppers by calling 337-441-3030.
This remains an ongoing investigation.