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Neighborhood resident David Glaude kicks debris left over from a burning car in which a deceased gunshot victim was found early Friday, January 12, 2018, in the 200 block of Belleau Street in Lafayette, La. "It's not good," Glaude said when learning from an investigator on the scene that this is the second possible homicide of 2018. On January 3, a 17-year-old male was stabbed to death on Iantha Street.

Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK

The body of man who had been shot to death was discovered in a burning car early Friday on Belleau Street, Lafayette Police said in a news release.

Police responded around 1 a.m. to a report of a vehicle fire in the 200 block of Belleau Street, and found the victim inside. Police said they are investigating the incident as a homicide.

No further information is currently available.

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