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Tallulah man found shot to death in his house

Posted: Updated: June 19, 2013 06:32 PM

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Tear filled hugs were the scene in front of 27 year old Greg Smith Jr's house where he was found murdered.

On a typical day this quite Tallulah neighborhood is filled with children riding their bikes down Marion avenue. Last night this was not the case according to Smiths neighbor Bea Willis.

"That was a shock driving home seeing all the lights not being able to get to where you live and having to explain to live here to get down here" says Willis.

Tuesday night around nine, Madison Parish police found Smith shot to death.

Family and friends came in and out of the house looking for answers as to why, but they were not the only ones in shock. Neighbors likeWillis is also in disbelief.

"It has been a total shock people are in awe because he was a good young man he had a lot of friends and relatives that of course we know because we live in the area...kids played here so therefore hearts went out" says Willis.

Despite being in disbelief, neighbors are not scared for their own safety.

"As far as our safety and the safety of the neighborhood I do not feel uncomfortable at all" says Willis.

Police are not releasing much information about their investigation or if they have any suspects. neighbors like Willis are hoping that answers will come quickly.

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