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NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:  Detective Brian McGregor

Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com  

Office:    (504) 712-2252

Date:      June 28, 2010

Shooting that occurred on June 26 now classified a homicide

KENNER - On Saturday, June 26, 2010 at approximately 8:51 p.m., the Kenner Police Department responded to gunshots at the corner of 27th & Greenwood Street in Kenner.  Officers responding to the location of a block party in the 2700 block of Greenwood Street discovered a 16 year old male victim lying on the ground at the corner of 27th & Fayette Street with an apparent gunshot wound to the head.  The victim was transported to University Hospital where he was placed on life support.   

On Sunday, June 27, 2010, the victim was removed from life support.  At the present time there are no suspects or motive to the homicide. 

Chief Steve Caraway encourages anyone with information concerning this incident to contact the Kenner Police Department at (504) 712-2222 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111. 

Detective Joseph McRae is in charge of the investigation.

 

-KPD-

                                     

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