Teen shot to death in N.O. East

A teenage boy was found shot to death early Friday morning in New Orleans East, police said.

Officers were called about 8 a.m. to the 6900 block of Boston Drive and found 17-year-old Courtney Moore in the backyard of an abandoned home, said officer Hilal Williams, a Police Department spokeswoman.

Moore was shot multiple times and died on the scene, said John Gagliano, the Orleans Parish coroner’s chief investigator.

Police did not immediately have any information on a suspect or motive.

Anyone with information is asked to contact homicide detective Elizabeth Garcia at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.