Apr 172011
 

Police investigate the scene of a shooting on Chippewa St. near Washington Ave. Saturday evening. A man was shot in the buttocks at approximately 6:03 p.m., according to crime lab officer Ted Koelling. At least 8 shots were fired. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

The paramedics leave the scene with the shooting victim on Chippewa St. Saturday evening. A Chippewa St. resident who saw the shooting victim laying on the sidewalk in front of his house said the victim seemed alert when the paramedics came. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

An NOPD officer puts up police tape on Chippewa St. Saturday evening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

An onlooker holds a little girl while police investigate a shooting at Chippewa St. and Washington Ave. Saturday evening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

An Irish Channel resident watches the police investigate a shooting on Chippewa St. Saturday evening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Police investigate the scene of a shooting on Chippewa St. near Washington Ave. Saturday evening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

An NOPD officer stands behind police tape, while onlookers watch the police investigation Saturday evening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

  • Gretchen

    I am sorry about the shooting that occurred on Chippewa Street near Washington Avenue Saturday evening. The shooting victim and his family are in my thoughts and prayers.

    It is tragic about the crime in New Orleans; I wish it would stop.