Jul 3, 2011 1:14 PM by Chris Welty

Name Released in Fatal Domestic Dispute

The Lafayette Police Department has released the name of the man who died of a gunshot wound.

Forty-nine year old Michael Davis died Saturday. Police say a domestic dispute started on Willow Street between a man and a woman. They both then got into separate cars fleeing the area. The man then fired at least two gunshots, striking the woman's car twice. The man crashed into a tree at the intersection of University Avenue and Simcoe Street, and was pronounced dead on the scene from a gunshot wound.

It is still unclear how the man was shot. Investigators say he was the only one with a gun, and they are hoping that autopsy results will determine whether the wound was accidental or intentional.

The case remains under investigation.



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