Oct 272019

(Zach Brien, Uptown Messenger file photo)

Three junveiles were shot in Central City on Sunday, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The victims were standing outside in the 2500 block of Second Street at about 7:20 p.m. when they heard shots and ran toward Freret Street to escape the bullets. As they were running, they all realized they had been struck by gunfire. EMS transported the victims to an emergency room for treatment.

Three gunmen involved in the shooting, according to the NOPD. They fled the location in an unknown direction.

Further details were not immediately available. Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD Sixth District station at 504-658-6060 to speak to a detective, or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.

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