Man Found Slumped Over In Vehicle With Gunshot, Suspect Accused Of Murder

Source: St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office; Unsplash

Apr. 17 2022, Published 2:13 p.m. ET

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A man was found shot and slumped over in a vehicle, now police say they have arrested the alleged killer.

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Last week, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported shooting in Eunice, Louisiana.

Witnesses said a Black man wearing an orange shirt carried a gun and entered a white SUV, according to the sheriff’s office. Witnesses also said a victim, Clarence Mitchell, was found slumped over inside.

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Mitchell was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound and later died, according to the sheriff’s office.


Investigators identified Leonard James Miller, 35, as the suspect. Police did not release a motive for the shooting.

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Miller was charged with second-degree murder.

Source: St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office; Unsplash

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