NOPD: Child shot and killed in the First District early Sunday morning

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department began investigating multiple shootings early Sunday morning.

Police responded to a shooting scene in the 1600 block of Iberville Street around 4:40 a.m.

Initial reports show four victims were shot and injured from the incident and they were all transported to the hospital.

Three of the victims were male teenagers, one was a 15-year-old and the two others were 16-year-olds. The fourth victim was an older adult.

The 15-year-old boy was pronounced dead after arriving at the hospital.

As of 10 a.m. on Sunday, the three other victims involved were in stable condition according to NOPD.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is asked to contact lead Homicide Detective John Bakula at 504-658-5300 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111.

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