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Two arrested in Jefferson Parish murder case

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FOX 8 received this news release from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Saturday night:

Sheriff Newell Normand announces the arrests of LAWRENCE DAVIS, B/M, 19, of 6xx Commerce Street in unincorporated Gretna and DEVANTE LEE, B/M, 17, of 20xx Cypress Acres in New Orleans. Davis and Lee were arrested in the shooting death of AMILCAR LOPEZ, H/M, 39, that occurred on July 14, 2013, in the 500 block of Commerce Street. They were both booked into the JPCC with one count each of Second Degree Murder.

Devante Lee was arrested by members of the US Marshall's Gulf Coast Regional Task Force during the early evening hours on July 19, 2013 at his residence. Lawrence Davis was also arrested by the US Marshall's during the early morning hours of July 19, 2013, while at a friend's home at 1500 Loraine Street in Harvey.

Lawrence Davis has a prior criminal history with arrests for: Possession of Crack Cocaine and Possession of Marijuana.

Devante Lee has a prior criminal history with arrests for: Unauthorized Entry of an inhabited Dwelling, Simple Battery, Illegal Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Stolen Property, Resisting an Officer and Possession of Narcotics while in Possession of a Firearm.

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