Incident

12-31-2023 Louisiana Lafayette 1-2

Location

December 31, 2023

500 block of Jefferson St
Lafayette, Louisiana

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Justin Broussard
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Russell Henry
  • Age: 29
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Kopelon Vicknair
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person

Notes

Two suspects confronted victim at gunpoint; second suspect pulled out second handgun after first suspect lowered their handgun and fired; juvenile suspect was juvenile detention escapee;

Guns Involved

2 guns involved.

  • Type: Handgun
  • Type: Handgun

District

Congressional District: 3
State Senate District: 24
State House District: 44