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Shooting critically injures man inside parents’ home; 19-year-old accused shooter arrested

New_Orleans,_LA_PoliceA 28-year old man was listed in critical condition Tuesday night after being shot in the chest by someone who entered his parents’ home in the 88-hundred block Hickory Street.

New Orleans Police said Tuesday night his family rushed to help, holding down the gunman until police arrived.

The alleged attacker is identified as 19-year old Terrance Hampton.

Family identified the victim as Edward Hilton, whose mother spoke exclusively on the matter with WGNO News.

Tranecia Smith described her son, Hilton, as a hard-working family man.

“He works, takes care of his family. He don’t bother nobody. He’s a good kid. Ain’t never been in trouble in his life, finished school, got a degree, everything,” Smith said.

Hilton was rushed to University Hospital after the shooting.

Terence Hampton is slated to be booked with attempted murder, after hospital a visit for minor injuries police say were  sustained as he was being restrained by the victim’s family.

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