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HARVEY, La. - After nearby residents reported hearing up to 10 shots fired on Monday, a 19-year-old was found dead in the courtyard in front of his apartment, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of La Couture.

When deputies arrived, they discovered Byron Jones had been shot multiple times and pronounced him dead on the scene, JPSO said.

Detectives did not have a motive or suspect(s.)

Anyone with information is asked to call 504-364-5300 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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