3-Year-Old and Two Teens Shot on S. Salcedo

Crime scene Gert Town

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Two teens and a 3-year-old girl were injured Tuesday evening when shots were fired into a crowd in the New Orleans neighborhood of Gert Town.

Police say two men approached a group of people in the 1300 block of S. Salcedo around 7:10 p.m. and began firing.

A 15-year-old was struck in the hip and leg. He is in stable condition.  A 16-year-old boy was struck in the stomach and a 3-year-old girl was struck in the back. Police say they are both in critical condition.

Police are looking for the suspects who fled the scene in a white 4 door Titian truck.

NOPD chief Ronal Serpas will speak to the media about the shooting shortly.

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