2 teens booked with murder in Hollygrove park shooting

16-year-old girl dies days after shooting

2 teens booked with murder in Hollygrove park shooting
Triple shooting reported near the intersection of Edinburgh and Hamilton streets in Hollygrove.

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Two teens have been arrested in connection with a Sept. 9 shooting that injured a 16-year-old girl and a 23-year-old man near a Hollygrove park, according to the NOPD. The

Police have not released the suspects' names, describing them only as 15- and 16-year-old males.

The suspects were originally charged with attempted murder, but the teenager passed away on Wednesday. The charges were increased to second-degree murder.

The shooting occurred on a Sunday at about 8 p.m. near the intersection of Hamilton and Edinburgh streets as people were gathered at Conrad Playground.

Police said the investigation remains active and ongoing. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact NOPD Second District detectives at 504-658-6020 or leave an anonymous tip with Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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