Teen fatally shot near Mid-City ice cream shop, NOPD says

Published: Oct. 7, 2022 at 10:10 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 13, 2022 at 9:57 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 17-year-old boy was found fatally shot Friday night (Oct. 7) outside a Mid-City ice cream shop, New Orleans police said.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office identified the victim as James Kelly.

The NOPD said the shooting occurred around 9:32 p.m. outside the Baskin Robbins at 406 North Carrollton Ave.

At 10:33 p.m., a large police presence was on the scene and family was gathered in the area.

New Orleans EMS personnel pronounced Kelly dead at the scene, police said.

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