NEW ORLEANS —
One of two people shot in the Ninth Ward Saturday was killed, police said.
The New Orleans Police Department responded to reports of a shooting in the 1900 block of Benton Street sometime before 4:10 p.m. on Dec. 14, when they tweeted information about the shooting.
One male victim died, according to the tweet. Another victim was being transported to a hospital by ambulance, officials said.
On Thursday, Dec. 20, the Orleans Parish Coroner identified the victim as 15-year-old Albert Kelly.
No additional details were provided.
Authorities encourage anybody with information about the shooting to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 837-8477.