Matthew Carter, age 17

Lost to gun violence on January 18, 2020 in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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  • Personality:
    1 Described as out going, funny and extremely athletic.
  • Occupation:
    1 Pizza artista
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  • Schools attended:
    1 Comeaux high school
  • Comments:
    2 So sad. RIP baby. Make God bless your family.

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