UPDATE: Six people shot in Central City, one dead

UPDATE: NOPD says six people have been shot in Central City. One of the victims, a female, died at a hospital.

NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison said it was a drive-by shooting that happened just after 6 p.m. in the 2500 block of Dryades, and the woman who died was inside and not an intended target.


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Five people have been shot in Central City, according to NOPD.

Details are scarce. The shooting happened near Dryades and Third streets.

NOPD says initial reports indicate five victims.

We have a crew en route. Check back for updates.