Lafourche Parish sheriff deputies are investigating the shooting death of a 15-year-old Thibodaux boy in Raceland, The Associated Press reported Tuesday.

Sheriff Craig Webre says Jamonta Miles was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering a gunshot wound to the head while riding in the back of an SUV around 11:30 p.m. Monday.

Webre says a 17-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the elbow.

Deputies are searching for the shooter.