New Orleans shooting kills minor

New Orleans, July 14 (IANS) A shooting in the US city of New Orleans killed a 10-year-old boy and injured other two teenagers, the media reported.

On Monday, Shaun Ferguson, superintendent from the New Orleans Police Department, told reporters that the 10-year-old boy died from a gunshot wound to the head, reports Xinhua news agency.

The incident happened in the 2100 block of Pauger Street at around 5 p.m..

Reports from the police department said the two injured were a 15-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy, both of whom were sent to hospital and said to be in stable conditions.

The motivation behind the shooting remains unclear and investigation is underway, Ferguson said.



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