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NEW ORLEANS -- Police are investigating a New Orleans East shooting that left a teenager dead Monday night.

It happened near the intersection of Star Street and Curran Road before 8:30 p.m.

The victim, an unidentified 15-year-old boy, was reportedly shot in the head. First responders pronounced him dead on the scene.

A pistol was recovered on the victim's body.

No word from police on a possible suspect or motive.

If you know anything that can help investigators, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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