16-year-old Hammond boy killed in Tuesday shooting

Authorities are investigating the shooting death early Tuesday of a 16-year-old boy at a home on Willow Villa Road.

The shooting, which occurred sometime after midnight, may have been the result of an altercation that took place earlier Monday evening, Tangipahoa Parish sheriff’s spokeswoman Dawn Panepinto said.

Anyone with information related to the case should call Crime Stoppers at (800) 554-5245.