14-year-old shot, killed, dumped on train tracks in Gentilly, NOPD says

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Published: Nov. 16, 2022 at 9:41 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 18, 2022 at 10:57 AM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Police have identified a teenager found shot dead and left on train tracks early Wednesday (Nov. 16) morning, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Police say the teen, identified as 14-year-old Dominic Tomlin, was found in the 6300 block of Peoples Ave.

Just after midnight, police say that they received a call reporting that a man had been struck by a passing train. Upon investigation, police say they discovered the man, who had been fatally shot, lying on the tracks.

The parish coroner confirmed Tomlin died from a gunshot wound.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Det. Christopher Puccio at 504-658-5300. Those wishing to report information anonymously can call Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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