12-Year-Old Wanted for Shooting 17-Year-Old, Police Say He’s Armed and Dangerous

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Wardell Young

Wardell Young


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – New Orleans police detectives are searching for a 12-year-old boy accused of shooting a teen Thursday evening in the 3200 block of General Taylor Street.

Witnesses told police Wardell Young and the victim were arguing when Young pulled out a gun, shooting the 17-year-old multiple times.

According to authorities Young is considered to be armed and dangerous.

On May 6th, Young’s mother reported him as a runaway.

The victim is listed in stable condition.

If you know where Young is call CRIMESTOPPERS at (504) 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.