NOPD: Man shot in stomach during fight with older brother

NOPD: Man shot in stomach during fight with older brother
27-year-old Mark Milton

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department has arrested a man accused of shooting his brother during an altercation early Sunday morning.

Police say the shooting happened around 12:45 a.m. in the 2600 block of North Villere Street.

According to investigators, 27-year-old Mark Milton got into an argument with his younger brother that later turned physical. During the fight, Milton pulled out a gun and it discharged striking his brother in the stomach.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where his condition is currently unknown.

Milton was arrested on scene and booked into Orleans Parish Jail for aggravated battery, illegal use of a weapon and illegal carrying of weapons.

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