MID-CITY, (WGNO) – New Orleans Police Homicide Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy and the injuring of two females. The incident occurred inside of an unlicensed teen club in the 800 block of North Broad Street. The incident happened just after midnight Sunday.
According to witnesses who said they were attending a party inside of the club when shots rang out. When officers arrived they found the unresponsive male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body. The victim was transported to the hospital where he later died.
Officers learned a 15-year-old girl was transported to the hospital along with an 18-year-old woman via private conveyance. The 15-year-old victim sustained a graze to the body and the 18-year-old was shot in the ankle. Both are listed in stable condition.
Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible in this incident, as well as a motive.