NEW ORLEANS — Police are investigating the shooting of a 15-year-old male at Allen and North Miro streets in the 7th Ward who later died in a hospital, Officer Frank B. Robertson III said in an emailed news release.

The incident happened at 7 p.m. Monday. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111 or 911. No further information was available.