16-year-old who died in Hammond shooting identified

HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) - The 16-year-old who died after a shooting early Tuesday morning in Hammond has been identified as Hector Dotey.

Deputies believe the shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. at Dotey's home on Willow Villa Road in Hammond, La. Reports show that Dotey was shot in the head.

Investigators say the shooting may have happened because of a disturbance that took place at the Black Heritage Center earlier Tuesday morning and continued to his home.

Anyone having information relating to this case and tragic death this 16 year old male, is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-554-5245.

Sheriff Daniel Edward is offering an additional $2,500 reward for information leading up to an arrest for the shooting death of Dotey.

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