May 292014

Wardell Young (via NOPD)

Wardell Young (via NOPD)

New Orleans police are still seeking the public’s help in locating an “armed and dangerous” 12-year-old boy suspected in a shooting last week in Broadmoor, authorities said.

Wardell Young, 12, allegedly shot a a 17-year-old several times in the body after an argument May 22 in the 3200 block of General Taylor Street, police said at the time. The victim was listed in stable condition afterward.

Young had been reported as a runaway about two weeks earlier, and NOPD Officer Frank Robertson III said Wednesday afternoon that he has still not been located by police.

Anyone with information is urged to call Second District detectives at 658-6020 or CrimeStoppers at 822-1111.

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