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Law enforcement officers with the Ville Platte Police Department and the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office are pictured during a standoff that occurred Sunday evening on East Wilson Street in Ville Platte. The standoff lasted more than two hours and ended with the suspect - Davonte Ardoin - being arrested and charged with murder. During the standoff, Ardoin shot and killed 21-year-old Rene Williams as well as 30-year-old James Macias. He also shot at law enforcement and struck an officers unit. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Ardoin arrested after police standoff and fatal shooting

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