Teen arrested in New Orleans shooting death

December 14, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A teen has been arrested in the shooting death of a man in New Orleans earlier this month.

News outlets reported that New Orleans police arrested 18-year-old Abdul Madison on Thursday and charged him with second-degree murder.

Melvin Carter was found by his mother and girlfriend at an intersection Dec. 6. Carter was taken to a hospital where he died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

It was not known if Madison has an attorney yet.

Police have not released a possible motive in the shooting.

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