15-Year-Old Shot & Killed in the 9th Ward

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - A 15-year-old was shot and killed in the Ninth Ward Sunday evening.

Police say the teen was shot multiple times and died at the scene. Detectives say shots rang out near the intersection of Bartholomew and North Robertson just after 7 p.m. Sunday.

Witnesses tell police they saw a late model black Cadillac Escalade with possibly a Texas plate taking off from the scene.

Police are also investigating another shooting about a mile away in St. Roch. There a 17-year-old man was shot multiple times. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.