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Police identify victim in Lafayette’s 2nd homicide of 2018

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WISH/WLFI) — Lafayette police say a person was found shot near the corner of Ninth and Virginia streets Friday morning

Police responded to the area just after 7 a.m. Less than one hour later, police confirmed the victim had died.

The victim was identified as 30-year-old Thayer Summers of Lafayette.

The incident is Lafayette’s second recorded homicide of 2018.

Lafayette Police Department said in a release that they believe the public is in no danger and this was not a random act.

The shooter has not been found, and police are interviewing neighbors and other potential witnesses.