Lafayette Police responding Thursday night to shots fired in the 800 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive found a woman dead in a car, apparently the victim of a fatal shooting.
The woman has been identified as Marisha M. Felix, 24, of Lafayette.
Police were called out at 7:50 p.m. and found a vehicle that appeared to have been involved in a single-vehicle crash but was marked with several bullet holes, Lafayette police spokeswoman Cpl. Bridget P. Dugas said in a news release.
Felix, who was inside the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene, Dugas said.
Officers are interviewing witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.