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New Orleans Shootings
Wed May 30, 2012
2 Adults, 1 Child Killed in New Orleans Shootings
A day of sporadic gun violence in New Orleans, including an evening rush-hour shooting near a major thoroughfare, has left two adults and one child dead.
The latest police report indicated the child, a girl, was 5 years old. She was among those hit in the rush hour shooting in New Orleans' Central City neighborhood. Police said a 33-year-old woman also was killed. Three others, including a 10-year-old boy and two men were hit but their injuries were not believed life threatening. At least one man was seen firing a weapon. No suspects had been arrested as of Tuesday night.
It was the fourth shooting within about three hours Tuesday in New Orleans. Three others occurred within an hour of each other, and included one other death.