Police Still Searching for 12-Year-Old Accused of Trying to Kill Teen

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Wardell Young

Wardell Young

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A 12-year-old boy who allegedly shot another teen multiple times in the Broadmoor neighborhood of New Orleans six days ago remains at large. 

Wardell Young is wanted in connection with an attempted murder of a 17-year-old.

Witnesses told police, Young got into an argument with the victim.  He then pulled out a gun and fired it several times at the teen in the 3200 block of General Taylor Street.

The victim was treated for multiple gunshot wounds and was listen in stable condition.

Police say Young is a runaway.  He is considered to be armed and dangerous.

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