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Victims identified in Opelika double homicide

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OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) – Opelika police are investigating a double homicide that happened Saturday night.

At 9:10 Saturday night, the Opelika Police and Opelika Fire Department responded to the 400 block of Toomer Ct. in reference to shots fired.

When officers arrived on scene they discovered two people had been shot.

According to Lee County Coroner Bill Harris, Sedric Lewis, 27, of Opelika was pronounced dead at the scene while 31-year-old Derris Harris of Lafayette was pronounced dead at the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.

The bodies of Lewis and Harris have been sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences medical examiner's office in Montgomery for an autopsy.

This case is under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call Opelika Police at 334-705-5220 or the secret witness hotline at 334-745-8665.

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