NOPD: 4 injured in Central City shooting

Published: May. 13, 2019 at 4:14 PM CDT
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Four people were shot in Central City Monday afternoon, according to New Orleans police.

NOPD spokesman Gary Scheets said the shooting was reported around 3 p.m. A male victim was found in the 2100 block of 4th Street with a gunshot wound to the ankle and a second was found shot in the chest in the 2000 block of Washington Avenue, Scheets said.

Two other people were brought Touro Hospital with gunshot wounds a short while later, but Scheets said their gender and the extent of their injuries were not yet clear.

The shooting marked the fourth in New Orleans in less than 24 hours, with a total of eight people injured from gunfire in that span.

No additional information is known at this time.

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