NEWORLEANS-- New Orleans police are investigating a shooting in St. Roch that claimed the life of a 17-year-old boy Monday.
The shooting happened before 4 p.m. near the intersection of N. Rocheblave and Eads streets.
According to the New Orleans Police Department, a 17-year-old boy was shot multiple times at that location. First responders transported him to the hospital, where he later died.
The news of the shooting comes on the heels of a violent holiday weekend with at least 16 people shot in theNew Orleans area.
If you know anything that can help investigators, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.
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