16-year-old fatally shot following house party in Hammond
Chief Travis said the teen was in a car with several other teenagers who got into a shootout with another suspect.
HAMMOND, La. — A 16-year-old boy who attended Hammond High School was shot and killed Saturday night following a house party in Hammond, according to Chief Jimmy Travis with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office. Chief Travis said the teen was in a car with several other teenagers who got into a shootout with another suspect.
“We hate it. It’s tragic, but it’s something we deal with. We deal with a lot of juvenile violence,” Chief Travis said about the increase in violence involving teens.
It happened outside of a home in the St. Paul Loop neighborhood in Hammond just before midnight.
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