BUNKIE, La. (KALB) - The Bunkie Police Department is investigating a shooting death that happened on LA Hwy. 115 early Sunday morning.
Bunkie Police Chief Scotty Ferguson said the victim was a black male in his 20s, though they are not releasing the name until they get further into the investigation.
According to their report, police said the shooting occurred just after 2 a.m., and that the victim was a passenger in a pickup truck that was shot at more than 20 times, presumably by someone with an assault-style rifle.
The release said at least one bullet struck the victim, who later died at a local hospital. It also said that Bunkie PD has "several suspects involving the shooting."
They are asking that anyone with information contact the police department at (318) 346-2664.
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