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Reward for information in Hammond shooting death

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HAMMOND, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is offering a reward of $2,500 for information leading to an arrest in the shooting death of a 16-year-old.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Dawn Panepinto said Wednesday that Hector Dotey died of a gunshot wound to the head Tuesday at his home.

The Advocate reports detectives believe Dotey was shot around 3:30 a.m. after an earlier disturbance at the Tangipahoa African American Heritage Center.

Anyone with information about the incident should call CrimeStoppers toll-free at 800-554-5245.

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