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Mar 12, 2012 7:44 AM by AP

Teenager killed in Gonzales shooting

GONZALES, La. (AP) - Gonzales police are investigating a fatal shooting that stemmed from a fight at the Geismar Community Center.

Sgt. Steven Nethken tells The Advocate a 17-year-old girl, 18-year-old boy and an unidentified shooter were involved in a large fight at the community center around 11:45 p.m. Saturday.

Nethken said some of those involved in the fight left the Geismar and drove to Gonzales where they began arguing again, and eventually the shooter pulled out a gun and shot the girl in the left arm and the boy in the chest.

He says Davonne Solomon of LaPlace died at a local hospital. The girl is still in the hospital but is in stable condition.

Police are still looking for the shooter, whose identity has not been released.


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