(from the New Orleans Police Department) – A 14-year-old boy is hospitalized in critical condition after a shooting in the Marigny early this morning.
Investigators say 33-year-old Merritt Landry fired one shot at the teenager, who was in Landry’s front yard near his vehicle on Mandeville Street at around 2 this morning. The teen was wounded in the head.
Crime Lab technicians located a single spent casing on the scene.
After a thorough review of crime scene evidence, as well as the evaluation of multiple interviews, Landry has been booked with Attempted Second Degree Murder.