Police on Monday identified the Lafayette teenager killed in a Saturday shooting in Sunset and released the names of two Acadiana-area teenagers accused in his death.
Austin Joseph Briscoe, 18, died at an Opelousas hospital after he was shot multiple times in the upper body around 9:45 p.m. Saturday near Anna and Landry streets, according to the Sunset Police Department.
Police on Sunday arrested Dylan Chaisson Jr., 17, of 824 W. Butcher Switch Road, Lafayette, on counts of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder in Briscoe’s death, police said.
Wilbert Durisseau III, 18, of 180 Morris Davis Circle, Opelousas, also was arrested Sunday on a count of principal to first-degree murder.
Police said the two suspects had a confrontation with Briscoe involving a drug deal.