Teenager, three adults injured in Central City shooting

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(via NOPD)

Four people, including a 14-year-old boy and a 64-year-old woman, were shot in Central City on Monday, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The quadruple shooting occurred at about 8:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Freret Street, near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Sixth District officers responding to reports of an aggravated battery by shooting discovered multiple victims who were struck by gunfire.

The teenager suffered a graze wound to the ankle during this incident. An adult male sustained a graze wound to the head, and another man sustained a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The woman, 64, sustained a gunshot wound to the foot.

Initial reports show the four victims were transported to the hospital by the Emergency Medical Service for treatment for their gunshot wounds. They were all listed in stable condition late Monday, the NOPD reported.

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.

This report was updated after posting to give the age of the young victim and other details of the shooting. 

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