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Police says 1 dead, 7 hurt at party shooting

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Posted: May 24, 2014 12:59 PM
Source: Associated Press

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NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating a party shooting late Friday in Gentilly where a 15-year-old boy was killed dead and seven others wounded.

Police said that in addition to the boy who was killed, four females and three males were shot at about 11:20 p.m.

Police have not identified any of the victims or released other details about the incident.

Detective Charles Hoffacker says when investigators arrived they discovered a 15-year-old boy shot. He died at the hospital.

Police say one of those wounded had one had surgery for her injuries. The others suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

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