Jefferson Parish deputies investigate homicide Tuesday night in Marrero

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Posted on April 2, 2014 at 8:13 AM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 2 at 12:21 PM

Apr. 1: 2100 Constantine Drive

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MARRERO, La. -- Jefferson Parish deputies are investigating a homicide Tuesday night in Marrero.

According to police, just before 10 p.m. officers were dispatched to numerous reports of gunshots in the 2100 block of Constance Drive.

Additional 911 calls indicated a male was shot and was lying on the ground in the same block of Constantine.

Police arrived and found 19-year-old Otis Hixon, from Waggaman, shot once in the back of the head.

Hixon was pronounced dead on the scene.

Crime scene technicians recovered a number of spent shell casings of different calibers around the area where the body was discovered, but have yet to determine a motive or a suspect.

Anyone with information in this matter is asked to contact Homicide Detective Donald Zanotelli at 504-364-5300 or Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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