NOPD: Teen found dead on street, one injured by stray bullet
POSTED: Monday, February 27, 2012 - 12:30pm
UPDATED: Monday, February 27, 2012 - 12:34pm
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WDSU) — A teen was found dead, while police said a man was injured by a stray bullet during Sunday afternoon's shooting in New Orleans.
Shortly before 3:30 p.m., officers said they responded to a shooting and found a 19-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head on a sidewalk near the intersection of Annunciation and Adele streets. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Officers said a 22-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the leg when a stray bullet entered his home.
According to the New Orleans Police Department, investigators are gathering evidence to build a suspect list for the fatal shooting.
The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call Homicide Detective Timothy Bender at (504) 658-5300, or Crime Stoppers at (504) 822-1111.