October 24, 2022

Fatal shooting in Laurel leaves 2 dead, 1 injured

Therese Apel

Two people are dead and one injured after a shooting in Laurel Monday.

Authorities said Laurel police officers were called to a shooting at Loper’s Laundry on West 10th Street just after noon.

Two people were dead inside a vehicle when they got there, police said. A third victim had been shot in the leg and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.

So far the victims’ names have not been released.

Witnesses told police there was a man who appeared to be in his 20s who ran from the scene wearing a red shirt and black pants.

Laurel Police Department has asked that anyone who may have seen something or who may know something contact them at 601-425-4711 or Crime Stoppers at 601-428-STOP (7867).

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