Crime scene tape stock

File photo of crime scene tape.

A teenage girl was shot and killed early Saturday morning in Port Allen, police said.

Around 1 a.m., police say they responded to reports of shots fired on the 200 block of North 14th Street and found a girl suffering from gunshot wounds.

Port Allen Police Department Chief Cory Hicks said paramedics rushed her to a local hospital where she died from her injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Authorities urge anyone with information about the crime to call Port Allen police at 225-343-5525.

 

Email Alyssa Berry at aberry@theadvocate.com.