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NEWORLEANS-- A 16-year-old boy has died after a Monday night shooting in the 7th Ward, according to NOPD spokesman Officer Frank Robertson.

The shooting happened near the intersections of Allen and North Miro street at about 7 p.m.

The victim, who won't be identified until the family is notified, died in the hospital. He was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

'The victim was standing with a group of individuals in front of an apartment building when another group of teens arrived and opened fire,'Robertson said.

Robertson said police are working to determine a suspect and a motive.

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

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