16-year-old killed in Hollygrove shooting

16-year-old killed in Hollygrove shooting

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in the Hollygrove neighborhood.

The shooting happened just before 6 p.m. in the 2500 block of Mistletoe Street.

Officers were called out to investigate a report of a teen shot inside a home. When they arrived they found the teen with a gunshot wound to the body. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Investigators are currently in the process of interviewing witnesses and gathering evidence, as well as a motive.

Homicide Detective Shawn Jenkins is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at (504) 658-5300.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading to the arrest and indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org

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