3 shot, 2 injured in two separate shootings in Algiers in less that 5 hours


Man found shot in the 1300 block of Nunez Street

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NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is investigating a pair of shooting incidents in Algiers that left three people with gunshot wounds and a woman and a child injured.

Both shootings occurred within a five hour period.

In the first incident, officers say were called to Nunez Street around 4 a.m., where they found a man who had been shot in the back.

His current condition is unknown at this time.

This incident comes on the heels of another shooting in the 1100 block of Sumner Street.

In that incident, officers were called to the scene around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night where they found four victims.

Investigators say that a man was shot in the head, but was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.

Two women were also shot, but their wounds are said to be non-life threatening.

A 9-year-old child was also injured in the incident, but it is unclear if this injury was the result of being shot.

Both incidents remain under investigation at this hour.

If you can help police, call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.


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