Matteson teen fatally shot while volunteering in New Orleans

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AmeriCorps has pulled their volunteers out of New Orleans after a teen from south suburban Matteson was shot and killed while working there.

18-year-old Joseph Massenburg was a volunteer with AmeriCorps and was in New Orleans for just three weeks, helping to install energy efficient lights.

Police say he was shot multiple times Monday night as he walked along a street near where the volunteers were staying.

No arrests have been made, and no motive was given.


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