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NEW ORLEANS The Orleans Parish coroner has confirmed the identity of a boy found dead Saturday morning in Central City.

Orleans Parish Coroner John Gagliano said 16-year-old Ricky Summers was found dead from a single gunshot wound to the back in a home in the 2200 block of Terpsichore Street around 9 a.m. Saturday. The house was unoccupied.

Gagliano said Summers had been dead for several hours when police found his body.

Police haven't released any information about a possible suspect or a motive.

If you know anything about this case, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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