Double Shooting In Marrero

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Authorities are investigating a double shooting in Marrero that killed an 18-year-old man and wounded a 15-year-old boy.

Col. John Fortunato, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, tells The Times-Picayune ( ) that the shooting Friday killed Adonis Williams.

Deputies arrived at the scene and found Williams lying near the front door of a home. He had been shot in the side and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The injured 15-year-old was found two blocks away. Fortunato says he was taken to LSU Interim Hospital in New Orleans with injuries that weren't considered life threatening.

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