POSTED: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 9:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 9:04pm
ERATH, LA (NBC33) — A man was arrested for manslaughter after he allegedly shot and killed a man during a physical altercation.
The Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the incident happened on Monday, Sept. 9 at roughly 8:00 p.m. Deputies responded to a call of shots fired in the Erath area.
When deputies arrived, they found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The suspect, Randal C. Lowery, 36, was allegedly involved in the physical altercation and fired his gun.
Lowery was arrested and booked into the parish prison.
The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.