Teenager found dead of apparent gunshot wound

Published 9:33 pm Monday, July 10, 2017

ABERDEEN (AP) — Officials say a Mississippi teenager was found dead in a neighbor’s yard.

The Monroe Journal reports the body of 17-year-old LaQuinton Walker was found Sunday morning in a neighbor’s yard.

Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley says Walker died of an apparent gunshot wound.

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Walker’s body was taken to the Mississippi Forensics Laboratory for an autopsy. Aberdeen police are investigating the shooting.