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PORT ALLEN — Authorities have identified the two men who were killed in a shooting here Monday night as Harold Baise, 25, of Port Allen, and 33-year-old Koveria Wright of Port Allen.

Port Allen Police Chief Esdron Brown said the two shot each other around 9 p.m. in the 1200 block of Avenue D during the course of what Brown described as a drug deal that  “went bad.”

Brown said investigators think others on the scene may have fired shots as well.

“We are still looking for other subjects who was at the scene at the time the shooting took place," Brown said in a news release  Tuesday. "We are asking for any information that may lead to other parties that are involved.”

Compiled from staff reports. To contact a crime reporter at The Advocate, email or call (225) 388-0369.