16-year-old dies in 7th Ward shooting



Posted on March 25, 2013 at 10:12 PM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 3 at 7:59 AM

Mar. 25: N. Miro St and Allen St

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NEW ORLEANS -- 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, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.