Police probing murder of teen in Malick

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Police probing murder of teen in Malick

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed at his home in Malick on Wednesday 3rd April, 2024.

The deceased was identified as Deandre Hercules of Upper 6th Avenue, Malick, Barataria.

Hercules was reportedly at his home when he was ambushed and shot multiple times.

Residents of the area heard the series of loud explosions and upon investigating, they discovered Hercules bleeding from gunshot wounds.

The police and emergency health services were subsequently notified; however, by the time they arrived at the scene, he already succumbed to his injuries.

A DMO was summoned to the scene, viewed the body, made their pronouncement and ordered its removal.

Investigations are ongoing.