Man dies after being shot multiple times outside of apartment complex

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An investigation is underway after a man was gunned down on the staircase at a local apartment complex.

The shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. Monday at the Apollo Apartments in Many.

Lynnquithis Lee January, 23, of Lake Charles, was visiting friends at the apartment complex and sitting at the bottom of a staircase.

Investigators with the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office say while sitting on the stairs someone approached January from behind and then fired multiple shots striking him in the the face and body.  The suspect then ran away.

January died at the scene.

A motive for the shooting has not been determined and the identity of the suspect has not been released.

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