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Damarkus Adams

A 25-year-old Lafayette man was arrested early Saturday in the killing of his father, according to Lafayette police.

Police said Damarkus Adams fatally shot his father, 48-year-old John Adams, after an  altercation around 10 p.m. Friday inside a house in the 2800 block of Louisiana Avenue.

John Adams was found dead inside the home with a single gunshot wound, police said.

Damarkus Adams was later arrested on second-degree murder.

Compiled from staff reports. To contact a crime reporter at The Advocate, email policereporters@theadvocate.com or call (225) 388-0369.