14-year-old booked for negligent homicide in fatal shooting of 13-year-old Morris Jeff student-athlete
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 14-year-old juvenile has been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Juelz Brock, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
Officers responded to the shooting on Aug. 6 in the 7700 block of Shubert Street, where Brock was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives were able to identify a 14-year-old male as the suspected shooter.
The NOPD says the teen suspect surrendered to authorities on Aug. 8. He was booked into the Juvenile Justice Center for negligent homicide, obstruction of justice, and illegal use of weapons.
Brock was the twenty-first juvenile homicide victim in New Orleans this year, according to the Metropolitan Crime Commission.
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