Posted: May 21, 2013 4:28 AM by Ian Auzenne
Updated: May 21, 2013 8:20 AM
A Morgan City man is dead and another is wanted for questioning following a Monday night shooting. The incident took place just after 11:00 P. M. near the corner of Garber Street and Federal Avenue. The victim, Mikke Jay Dauntain, was shot in the head. He was taken to Teche Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Investigators say 24-year-old Justin Edward Peterson is a person of interest in the case. Police advise residents not to approach Peterson as he could be armed and dangerous. If you know Peterson's whereabouts, call the Morgan City Police Department at 985-380-4605 or by dialing 911.