An 18-year-old man died at a hospital on Friday afternoon from a gunshot wound, according to police.
The Alexandria Police Department was called to a shooting that happened early Friday afternoon in the 2200 block of West Sycamore Street, which is off Brown's Bend Road, reads a release.
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At the scene, they found Dexter Hymes with a gunshot wound. He later died at a hospital.
The homicide investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call the department's Detective Division at 318-441-6416.
This article originally appeared on Alexandria Town Talk: Police ID dead man in Alexandria shooting as Dexter Hymes, 18