NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Two people were killed by gunfire in New Orleans East Saturday night.
Police said around 9:00 p.m., they responded to two separate shots fired calls. Officers arrived in the 6000 block of Beechcraft Street to find a 17-year-old shot multiple times. He died at the scene.
The New Orleans coroner later identified the victim as Anthony McBride.
Reports showed a 31-year-old woman was also shot with her two-month-old child in the car. According to police, the car traveled from Beechcraft Street to the 3900 block of Downman Rd.
The woman died at a hospital. The baby was unharmed. The New Orleans coroner later identified the woman as Ronnisha Anderson.
Police believed a 20-year-old and 13-year-old who arrived at a hospital with gunshot wounds were also shot on Beechcraft Street.
No suspect or motive has been identified.
Anyone with any information on the shootings should contact NOPD at 504-658-6070. Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.
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