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Teenager dies in hospital after Tuesday night shooting

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A teenager was murdered in LaPlace. A teenager was murdered in LaPlace.
LAPLACE, LA (WVUE) -

A LaPlace teenager that was shot in the back of the head Tuesday night has died.

Residents discovered Calvin Edmond, 17, lying in the street after hearing several gunshots near the intersection of Yorktowne Dr. and Fairway Dr.

The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office said Edmond was taken to an area hospital suffering from a gunshot wound to the back of the head. He died Wednesday.

This is the second homicide in the parish this year. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. Citizens with information about this incident that call Crimestoppers do not have to testify in court and may qualify for a cash reward.

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