NOPD investigating homicide near Michoud after boy found dead

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide that left a boy dead near the Michoud area on Tuesday, Nov. 21.

NOPD officials said officers responded to a report of a person who had been shot in a home in the 14700 block of Chef Menteur Highway around 5:20 p.m.

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Upon arrival, officers said they found a boy unresponsive with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing, and the Orleans Parish coroner will identify the victim and conduct an autopsy.

Anyone with information about the homicide can call NOPD Homicide Section detectives at (504)-658-5300, Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at (504)-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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