NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — An investigation is underway after shots rang out in New Orleans East Friday night.
Just after 9 p.m., NOPD was called to a shooting on Interstate 10 West at Crowder Boulevard.
Initial reports indicate a female victim had been shot, however, her age was not immediately available. A follow-up report received shortly after revealed a second victim, a male, was also wounded during the incident. Both victims were transported to an area hospital where their conditions remain unknown.
It is unclear who fired the shots and why.
Another shooting occurred before 11:33 p.m. in the 5100 block of Basinview Drive.
A man was hospitalized after sustaining a gunshot wound to the body.
Police continue to investigate the shooting. Anyone with any information is urged to contact NOPD or submit an anonymous tip to Crimestoppers.