Bar fight leads to man’s death, second-degree murder arrest

Monday, March 4, 2013 - 12:26pm

A man died due to injuries he sustained in a fight that started in a Lafayette bar on Sunday evening.

The Lafayette Police Department reports that the incident occurred on Sunday, March 3 at roughly 9:30 p.m. at a bar located in the 3900 block of Moss Street. When officers arrived to the scene they found the man unconscious on the floor of the bar.

Officials say the victim, Lucas Fargo, Jr., 38, of Lafayette, became involved in a fight with the suspect, Jay Lane, 37, of Sunset. Fargo was transported to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead due to his injuries.

Lane was arrested and charged with Second-Degree Murder.

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