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UPDATE: Victim identified in West Monroe homicide

Posted: Updated: April 18, 2013 11:14 AM
Cortez Coleman, 20, charged with second degree murder. Cortez Coleman, 20, charged with second degree murder.

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) -The victim in a West Monroe homicide from Thursday morning has been identified by police as 22-year-old Steve Brown of Monroe.

Around 1:45 this morning, police were called to the 200 block of Central Street to investigate after a man was shot and killed.

Ouachita Parish Sheriff's deputies have arrested and booked 20-year-old Cortez Coleman on a charge of second degree murder.

Coleman told investigators that Brown was lured to Central Street so that his vehicle could be stolen and that he was accidentally shot in the head with a handgun.

Cortez's bond was set at $250,000.

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