Jul 072014

(map via NOPD)

(map via NOPD)

An 18-year-old was fatally shot early this morning in the back yard of an abandoned home on Monroe Street in Hollygrove, New Orleans police said.

After reports of shots fired around 2:30 a.m. Monday (July 7) in the 2600 block of Monroe Street, police found the 18-year-old victim “lying in the rear yard of an abandoned house suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body,” police said. “He was pronounced dead on the scene.”

NOPD Homicide Detective Clinton Givens is leading the investigation, and anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call him at 658-5300 or to leave anonymous tip with CrimeStoppers at 822-1111.

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