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Orleans coroner identifies victim in Newton Street homicide

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

The victim in an Algiers homicide has been identified by the Orleans Parish Coroner.

Shamerle Adams, 18, was found shot to death in the 1400 block of Newton Street.

Just before 2 p.m. NOPD officers responded to a call about a shooting.

When they arrived, they found Adams in the front passenger seat of a vehicle. She was suffering from a gunshot wound to the body.

Adams and another victim were taken to a nearby hospital where Adams later died.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing. No further information is available at this time.

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