Posted: Feb 14, 2011 10:37 AM by Kate Durio
Updated: Feb 14, 2011 4:32 PM
Sunday, deputies in Vermilion Parish made an arrest for the death of 56 year old Jullien Gajan Jr., the commercial fisherman who went missing Wednesday. 48 year old Quint Mire of Maurice has been charged with negligent homicide in the case. Investigators say Mire told them he and Gajan were hunting east of White Lake when he accidentally shot Gajan three times, panicked and left the scene. Mire told investigators he thought he was shooting at a deer.
Crews spent Thursday, Friday and Saturday searching for Gajan, and found his body Saturday afternoon in a levee.
Deputies stress the investigation into Gajan's death is still ongoing