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Deputy Chief Eddie Thibodeaux

Public Information Officer 

Professional Development

St. Landry Crime Stoppers Coordinator / Board of Directors-Crime Stoppers USA

Region 5 Director (LA,MS,AL) 

St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office

101 Moosa Blvd

Eunice, La. 70535

337-457-4115 / 7469 Direct 

337-948-6516 Main Office

337-546-6382 Fax

Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz is confirming that his detectives are investigating an afternoon shooting on April 11, 2022 in the Eunice area. 

At 1:31pm the sheriff’s office received a call concerning a shooting on Bradley Street just outside the city of Eunice. Deputies assisted by the Eunice Police Department as well as the Eunice Fire Department arrived on the scene and located Clarence Mitchell age 36 with apparent gunshot wounds. Mitchell was transported to an area hospital and later air lifted to another local hospital. 

This afternoon the detectives were notified by the hospital that Mitchell has died of gunshot wounds he suffered. 

The detectives are working leads on a suspect and no other details are being released due to it being an active investigation. 

Anyone have information on this please call Crime Stoppers at 337-948-8477 or dial**TIPS on any mobile to device. All tips are confidential.

***ADDED NOTE: The victim was found shot in a vehicle he was driving. The vehicle was found running and in a yard off the road. ***