Michoud Shooting Victim Identified As 12-Year-Old

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Officials are identifying a juvenile found shot to death on Monday morning in the Michoud area.

The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office identified the victim on Wednesday as 12-year-old Derrick Cash.

New Orleans police discovered the boy around 10 a.m. lying on the ground near a car on Michoud Boulevard near the former site of Six Flags New Orleans.

Cash had been shot several times and was pronounced dead at the scene.

No word yet about a suspect or a motive.

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