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Police seek person of interest in Morgan City homicide


Morgan City, La. - Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man sought for questioning in a fatal Friday night shooting in Morgan City.

Police want to talk to Jose Fernando Ariano. he is described as a Honduran man, 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall with short curly black hair and a thin mustache. He was last seen wearing an orange shirt, red shorts with square markings and black and white tennis shoes.

The Morgan City Police Department responded Friday at about 11:20 p.m. to a complaint of a shooting at a home in the 700 block of Federal Avenue. Officers arrived and found a man with an apparent gunshot wound. He was later pronounced dead by the St. Mary Parish Coroner's Office.

Ariano who is believed to have information about the incident, which is being treated as a homicide. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Ariano or information about the shooting is asked to contact the Morgan City Police Department at (985) 380-4605.


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