New Orleans Coroner identifies 12-year-old girl killed in Sunday night shooting


NEW ORLEANS — On Sunday night, 12-year old Todriana Peters was shot and killed, along with two others on Delery Street in the Lower Ninth Ward.

NOPD Fifth District officers responded to a call of aggravated battery by shooting around 10:30 p.m.

The shooting is believed to have happened inside of a home in the 500 block of Delery Street.

Neighbors say the home has recently been used as an Airbnb, however, WGNO spoke to an Airbnb representative who said, “We can confirm this property is not an Airbnb listing.”

The initial investigation revealed a suspect arrived at the resident and opened fire, striking and killing the young girl.

An 18-year-old male and a 19-year-old male were also shot. The 19-year-old was last listed in critical condition. No additional information is available on the status of the 18-year-old.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Unit Detective Michael Polukis at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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