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Corey James Lapoint Obituary, Victim identified in a homicide that occurred early this morning on West Congress Street

Corey James Lapoint Obituary, – The Lafayette Police Department has identified the victim in the homicide that took place on the 3800 block of West Congress Street early this morning. Corey James Lapoint, 38, of Lafayette, was discovered with multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene shortly before 1 a.m.

Upon arrival at approximately 12:58 a.m., police officers established a crime scene and called in investigators to determine the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting. The investigation is currently ongoing as detectives work diligently to piece together the events leading up to the incident.

Authorities are urging anyone with information regarding the shooting to come forward. Tips can be submitted to the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crime Stoppers. Individuals can contact Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS (8477), utilize the LPD App’s “submit a tip” feature, or download the P3 TIPS Mobile App. Callers can also dial **TIPS (**8477) from their mobile devices. It is important to note that all tips will remain anonymous.

The community is strongly encouraged to assist law enforcement in solving this crime by providing any relevant information. The Lafayette Police Department emphasizes the significance of community involvement in ensuring justice and maintaining safety within the area. As the investigation progresses, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Corey James Lapoint. Further updates will be provided as soon as new information becomes available.

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