Salisbury homicide victim identified

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SALISBURY — Authorities have identified the victim found deceased Tuesday in Salisbury as Nicholas Louras, 34, of Rutland. 

The cause of death was determined as gunshot wounds, and the manner of death is homicide, police say.

Louras is a cousin of Christopher G. Louras, 33, of Rutland, who died after exchanging gunfire with Rutland City and Rutland Town police officers Tuesday morning in downtown Rutland. 

The investigation into this case continues to be open and active, spanning multiple scenes and involving numerous law enforcement agencies. 

Police say among the pending components of the investigation is determining a possible motive for Christopher Louras’ actions.

No other individuals were injured during these incidents, and police say they do not believe there is any ongoing danger to the public.