NOPD: 12-year-old identified as victim in New Orleans East shooting

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)— The New Orleans Police Department has identified the unknown male who was found murdered on Michoud Blvd. on January 3, 2021.

On January 5, 2021, the New Orleans Police Department identified 12-year-old  Derrick Cash as the victim of the shooting that happened on 14000 Michoud Blvd.

According to police reports, the incident occurred before 10 a.m. Monday morning.

Cash was found at the New Orleans East location after he sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the body.

According to police reports, Emergency Medical Technicians pronounced him dead at the scene.

A GoFundMe account has been made for Cash.

Anyone who would like to donate to his memorial fund can be found here.

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