Man dies while working on air conditioner

The following is a news release from the Lafayette Police Department:

On June 14, 2011, at approximately 12:30 pm, Lafayette Police responded to Venture Way regarding an on the job injury.

Investigators of the Lafayette Police Department have identified the victim as Jimmy Nunez (35) of Violet, Louisiana.

Nunez was working for Gallow's Mechanical Contractors out of Chalmette at the time of the incident.

Officers on the scene advised that a male victim of the New Orleans area was working on an air conditioning unit when he was apparently electrocuted.

The victim died at the scene as a result of the incident.

The death remains under investigation.