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Lumberton shooting victim identified

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LUMBERTON, MS (WDAM) - Lumberton Police have released the name of the woman shot and killed Sunday morning.

The victim is 36 year old Shanda Sheree Lavigne of Picayune. She was found dead Sunday morning at a home in the 1000 block of Myrick Avenue.  An unidentified 61 year old male from Picayune was also found at the scene with what police say appeared to be a self inflicted gun shot wound.

He was taken to Forrest General Hospital wHere he remains in serious condition in the intensive care unit.

Police say there was an altercation between the two that led to the shooting.

It's not clear what the relationship is between the two, but police say the two had just rented the home in the last month.

The Lamar County Sheriff's office is assisting the Lumberton Police Department in the investigation.

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