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Coroner names victim in fatal Gentilly double shooting

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A 19-year-old man is dead and a 22-year-old man is injured following a double shooting in Gentilly.

The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Paris Avenue and Lafreniere Street in Gentilly.

Officers arriving on the scene found two victims lying in the street. Police say the 19-year-old victim was found shot in the back and the 22-year-old victim was found shot in the leg.

Both victims were transported to the hospital where the 19-year-old victim was pronounced dead. The deceased has been identified at Alfred Lyons, according to the Orleans Parish Coroner.

The investigation is ongoing and detectives are investigating to determine a motive and suspect(s) in the incident.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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