NOPD: 5-month-old shot in Algiers

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UPDATE: The baby who was shot twice in Algiers Saturday night is 5 months old, not 19 months old as initially reported by NOPD.

NOPD says the baby was shot in the 2200 block of Westbend Parkway, where the baby was inside a vehicle with her parents when two or three unknown suspects opened fire on the vehicle.

The baby’s parents tried to drive away, but they followed and continued shooting, eventually striking the 5-month-old.

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A 19-month-old girl was shot in Algiers tonight.

According to NOPD, the baby was shot in the foot and the thigh. The shooting happened in the 1900 block of Jo Ann Place.

She’s in stable condition at a local hospital.

NOPD did not release any additional information.