Shooting in Desire neighborhood leaves 15-year-old dead

Shooting in Desire neighborhood leaves 15-year-old dead

A 15-year-old is dead following a shooting in the Desire neighborhood

Officers continue to investigate the deadly shooting in the 3500 block of Piety Street. Authorities received reports of the shooting around 7:20 a.m. Tuesday.

Officers arriving on the scene found the teen lying in the street, suffering multiple gunshot wounds to the body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim's name has not been released pending family notification.

Individuals with information on the incident are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (504) 822-1111 or toll free at 1-877-903 STOP.

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