St. Charles Streetcar Rider Hit by Stray Bullet

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streetcar – st charlesNEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A 25-year-old woman was struck by a stray bullet as she was leaving the St. Charles streetcar over the weekend, New Orleans police said. She was hit in the hip. Police did not release her condition.

The shooting happened just before midnight Saturday at St. Charles Avenue and Erato Street. Several popular fast food restaurants are located at that intersection, including a Popeyes and a Wendy’s.

The shooting was one of two shootings reported within a mile of each other.