“When officers arrived, the victim was being transported in his personal vehicle to the hospital,” said Assistant Chief Rollie Cantu.
Williams, who was suffering with a wound to the abdomen, subsequently died in a Lafayette hospital, Cantu said.
The shooting happened a little after 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 20, at the intersection of Landry and Wade.
Witnesses said an argument broke out between Williams and Hypolite.
The weapon used in the shooting has not been recovered and police are asking anyone with information on its whereabouts to call detectives at 332-8389.