Police blotter: Three shootings, armed robbery in Sixth District

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via NOPD

Four people were injured Uptown in three shootings since Sunday (Dec. 25) and a woman was held up at gunpoint, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

Police learned of a shooting Tuesday night (Dec. 27) after a victim showed up at a local emergency room with a gunshot wound, the NOPD said in an email. The shooting occurred at Felicity Street and Baronne Street around 9:45 p.m.

Two men were injured in a shooting early Monday (Dec. 26) on the Pontchartrain Expressway. The men, both 33, were traveling on U.S. 90 East at about 4:15 a.m. when they heard gunshots at the Tchoupitoulas exit. They realized they had been shot and drove to a hospital for treatment.

A 64-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint on Christmas Day. She was in her car on South Claiborne and Felicity Street at about 9 p.m. when a gunman opened the car door and demanded her property, police said. She complied, and the armed robber fled.

Earlier on Dec. 25, a teenager was injured in the 2000 block of St. Andrew Street. The 16-year-old boy arrived at a local emergency at about 9:50 a.m. with at least one gunshot wound, police said.

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 with information on the Dec. 25 shooting. The NOPD did not include the shooting in its Major Offense Log for that day. 

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