NOPD: Teen shot in the back Sunday night

NOPD: Teen shot in the back Sunday night
New Orleans Police are searching for a suspect after a woman says her purse was snatched in the French Quarter early Sunday morning.

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 16-year-old boy was shot in the back near the edge of the Hoffman Triangle area Sunday night (Oct. 14), according to New Orleans police.

The shooting was reported near the intersection of Toledano and South Roman streets. NOPD confirmed the shooting just after 9:45 p.m. NOPD spokesman Gary Scheets said the victim was brought to the hospital and was in surgery around 10:30 p.m. His condition was not known Sunday night.

No further information was immediately available.

A shooting was reported in Hoffman Triangle on Oct. 14, 2018. (Source: Google Maps)
A shooting was reported in Hoffman Triangle on Oct. 14, 2018. (Source: Google Maps) (Google Maps)

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