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NEWORLEANS- A 14-year-old boy was fatally shot near Sixth Street and Danneel Street around 5:45 p.m. on Sunday, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Police responded to a call of shots fire and found the teen lying on the steps of a home with multiple shots to the back and arms, the NOPD said.

He was rushed to the hospital, where he died of his injuries, police said.

Anyone with information that can help solve the crime is asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or 1-877-903-7867 (toll-free.) Crime tips can be texted to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637.) Text TELLCS then the crime information.

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