Woman wounded by accidental gunshot during New Orleans East altercation


NEW ORLEANS — The NOPD investigated a shooting that reportedly occurred in the 4900 block of Pentland, where an adult female was shot to the body. 

The suspect came to the location and an argument ensued that became physical before 4 a.m. on Sunday morning in New Orleans East neighborhood near Michoud.

The suspect picked up the victim’s gun and attempted to hit her with it.

The weapon discharged, striking the victim once.

The victim was sent to the hospital for care.

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