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Man fatally shot multiple times on Rosa Parks Boulevard

By Jonathan Greene
Published: October 5, 2014


A man was fatally shot during the early morning hours of Sunday on Rosa Parks Boulevard.

The victim, Ramere Lockhart, 20, was found wounded with multiple gunshot wounds inside 261 Rosa Parks Boulevard at around 4:30 a.m. on Sunday. It’s not clear whether the victim was shot inside the apartment but police have found a weapon and shell casings at the scene.

Shortly after police arrived the victim succumbed to his wounds. An ambulance rushed to the scene but it was too late. The victim was pronounced dead.

Two children were inside the apartment who were checked by medics. The kids were not injured.

Minutes before police received the call about a man wounded by gunfire another call was received at around 4:29 a.m. that six shots were fired in the area of Hamilton Avenue and Rosa Parks Boulevard. The city’s gunfire detection system also went off.

The caller stated that bullets were fired in the air. It is not clear if the two incidents are connected.

Police have said they are investigating the incident.

Updated: 9 p.m. 10/5/2014

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