16-year-old dies in shooting near LaPlace house party

16-year-old dies in shooting near LaPlace house party

16-year-old dies in shooting near LaPlace house party

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Posted on May 26, 2013 at 11:20 AM

Updated Monday, May 27 at 6:13 AM

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LAPLACE, La. -- A 16-year-old boy has died after a shooting at a house party in LaPlace late Saturday night.

Kyrian Gray, 16, died in River Parish Hospital. He suffered a gunshot wound to the chest.

The shooting happened on Amy Drive at around 11:20 p.m.

St. John the Baptist Sheriff Mike Tregre said deputies were trying to clear party goers from a large party when shots rang out.

Deputies found Gray several houses down from the party. They transferred him to the hospital, where he later died.

Deputies are working to determine a suspect, and police haven't listed a motive.

If you know anything that can help investigators solve this crime, call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS.

 

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