3 shot in St. Claude neighborhood

NEW ORLEANS – Three people were shot yesterday in the St. Claude neighborhood.

Gunfire erupted just after 6:30 p.m. near the intersection of Piety and Marais Streets, according to the NOPD.

At least two people opened fire, striking a 26-year-old man, a 29-year-old woman, and an 8-year-old girl.

The man was struck once in the upper torso and taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

The woman and girl both suffered graze wounds and were also listed in stable condition.

Initial reports by the NOPD listed the gender of the 8-year-old as a male, but correction was later issued.

No further information on the triple shooting is available at this time.

Google Map for coordinates 29.967946 by -90.041307.

Piety and Marais Streets

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