Mar 182014

A 31-year-old man shot a woman in the shoulder following an argument in Central City, New Orleans police said.

The man got into an argument with a 30-year-old woman on Monday night in the 1900 block of Jackson Avenue (between Simon Bolivar Avenue and O.C. Haley Boulevard) and told her he was going to get a gun, according to the initial police report. He returned about an hour later at 11 p.m. and fired at her, grazing her in the upper right arm, the report states.

The woman drove herself to a hospital in Jefferson Parish, where she was treated and released, the report states. The man has been identified, police said, but he has yet to be arrested, according to jail records.

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