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Freddie Ivory, 29, was booked on a count of second-degree murder after an evening shooting near the intersection of Cora Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on Monday, July 8, 2019. 

A Lafayette man was arrested on second-degree murder after a 24-year-old man was shot and killed on Cora Street Monday evening.

Freddie Ivory, 29, was arrested overnight and booked on a count of second-degree murder in the case, according to Lafayette Police Department spokeswoman Cpl. Bridgette Dugas. Online booking records show he was booked into the Lafayette Parish jail around 1 a.m. Tuesday.

The 24-year-old man killed has not been publicly identified by police. The victim was founded suffering from a gunshot wound at the intersection of Cora Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive around 6:30 p.m., she said.

He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Dugas said Ivory was apprehended at an area apartment complex. His bond is currently set at $250,000. 

The investigation is ongoing and Dugas more arrests are possible. 

Email Katie Gagliano at kgagliano@theadvocate.com