2 teens face murder charges in deadly shooting in Tangipahoa Parish

2 teens face murder charges in deadly shooting in Tangipahoa Parish

HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) - Investigators have arrested two teens in connection with a shooting that took the life of a 19-year-old.

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office reported a 15-year-old and 16-year-old, both of Hammond, are charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Gerrell Lee Jr. of Ponchatoula. Lee was shot and killed on February 9.

Sheriff Daniel Edwards said the teens are being held in the Florida Parishes Detention Center. Their names have not been released due to their ages.

The investigation is ongoing.

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