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Officials release ID of overnight shooting victims

A 17-year-old has been arrested for the overnight shooting in downtown Lafayette that left two people dead.

Posted: Sep 1, 2020 7:12 AM
Updated: Sep 8, 2020 2:46 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Lafayette police have made an arrest in relation to an overnight shooting that left two people dead. LPD arrested a 17-year-old female for robbery and murder.

According to the deputy coroner, the two victims were 37-year-old Joshua Ungersma and 19-year-old Alberto Vanmeter, both are from Lafayette.

As News 18 previously reported, LPD first got a call around 11:14 last night. When officers arrived in the area of 16th and Hart Streets., they found Ungersma and Vanmeter dead from gunshot wounds. Officers are still investigating the reason behind the shooting.

News 18 is continuing to follow this story and will provide updates as we learn more. 

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