NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Two women and two juveniles are in the hospital after a shooting in New Orleans East.
The New Orleans Police Department says the shooting happened at the intersection of I-10 East and Read Boulevard shortly before 3 p.m. Friday. According to the NOPD, two women, a juvenile male and a juvenile female were suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the body.
The exact ages of the victims were unclear in the early reports of the shooting. All four victims were taken to a nearby hospital the three females were listed as stable and the male listed as critical.
We’re told a portion of I-10 East was temporarily shut down at Crowder Boulevard as police investigated the shooting but has since reopened.
Details regarding the motive behind the incident are unclear. The shooting remains under investigation.
Anyone with additional information is urged to contact NOPD at 504-658-5300. Those wishing to report information anonymously can do so by calling Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.
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