NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)— An argument between two people turned violent as a stabbing and shooting happened in New Orleans East Saturday afternoon. The New Orleans Police Department says they responded to the scene just after 4:30.
Officers responded to the 6000 block of Downman Road and discovered that the alleged suspect and victim were involved in an altercation. The NOPD says the suspect pulled out a gun and shot at the victim, while the victim, who had a knife, stabbed the suspect.
The two were taken to the hospital by EMS but their conditions are not known, according to officers. No further details are available at this time but the NOPD is currently investigating to determine what happened.
Anyone with additional on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Fifth District detectives at 504-658-6050 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.