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Teen wanted for questioning in double homicide turns self in

Updated: Dec 10, 2012 09:39 AM
Justin Rashad Wright (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office) Justin Rashad Wright (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)
LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) -

An Auburn teen is being held in connection with a fatal shooting in Lee County, AL.  Justin Rashad Wright, 18, turned himself in Saturday, just hours after three people were shot at a house party in Loachapoka, AL. 

Two of the victims died; they were 44-year-old Lamar Lockhart and 24-year-old Lamar Shanks. 

Lockhart suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner.

Shanks, 24, was shot several times in the head, neck and chest. He was transported to East Alabama Medical Center, but later died.

A woman who hosted the party was also wounded in the arm. 

Authorities have not filed charges as of yet. A motive for the shooting has not been determined yet. 

The shooting happened Friday night. Investigators told News Leader 9 the gunman opened fire on the three people as they stood on the front porch of a home in the 3100 block of Lee Road 188.

Deputies said about 15 to 20 people attended the party.

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