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St. JOHN PARISH, La. -- Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Reserve, according to the St. John the Baptist Sheriff's Office.

Around 11 p.m. Wednesday, deputies were called to the 100 block of East 24th Street, according to the sheriff's office. A man, later identified as Anthony Young, 24, of Reserve, had been shot in the head.

Young was pronounced dead on the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office Detectives at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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