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Police: Baton Rouge man dies after accidental shooting in Lafayette

21-year-old Colin Norwood was accidentally shot early Thursday morning at an apartment complex in Lafayette. (Photo Credit: Karaski Melvin/KLFY) 21-year-old Colin Norwood was accidentally shot early Thursday morning at an apartment complex in Lafayette. (Photo Credit: Karaski Melvin/KLFY)
LAFAYETTE, LA (WAFB) -

Authorities said a Baton Rouge man was taken to the hospital and later died after getting shot in Lafayette early Thursday morning.

The Lafayette Police Department identified the victim as Colin Norwood, 21, of Baton Rouge. Officials said he died around 9:45 a.m.

Investigators reported he was accidentally shot in the chest at an apartment complex on Bertrand Drive around 12:30 a.m.

Investigators said Norwood was rushed to a Lafayette hospital in critical condition and later died.

They detectives questioned a 21-year-old man who was in the apartment at the time of the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing.

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