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Teen found shot to death in Avondale

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AVONDALE, La. - Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal shooting in Avondale.

On Wednesday at  5:24 p.m., the parish's 911 center received a call of a man shot in the 200 block of Butler Drive. Responding officers found the body of 17-year-old Malik Schexnayder, of Waggaman, lying on a front lawn. He had been shot multiple times.

Witnesses reported seeing several black male subjects running away from the scene.  

Crime Scene technicians recovered spent shell casings in the area where the body was discovered. 

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Homicide Detective Rhonda Goff at (504) 364-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.  

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