UPDATE: 4 teens charged in St. Claude crash, 3 still in hospital


NEW ORLEANS — The NOPD has provided an update on the police chase and crash that injured seven teenage carjacking suspects.

Four of the seven teens who were injured are out of the hospital and are now booked into the Juvenile Justice Intervention Center.

One of the teens, a 16-year-old boy, is the main suspect and is believed to be the driver when the vehicle crashed.

Three more teens remain in the hospital.

After Friday’s crash, detectives recovered five firearms – including an AR-15 from the stolen truck.

Detectives also said three of the guns were stolen in separate incidents across the city.

All seven teens face various charges, including:  possession of a stolen car, possession of a stolen firearm, armed robbery and aggravated flight from an officer.

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