Hammond police are investigating a double homicide that occurred early Monday morning on the northeast side of the city.

Officers responding to 1403 Hoover St. just after 1 a.m. found Beverly Thompson, 65, outside and Toreo Thompson, 39, inside the house, both appear to have died from gunshot wounds, city spokeswoman Lisa Lambert said in a news release.

The two victims, who were related as aunt and nephew, were pronounced dead at the scene, Lambert said.

No other details were available Monday morning.

Anyone having information about the case should contact the Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at (985) 277-5739, or call Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa’s anonymous tip line at (800) 554-5245.

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