New Orleans, La. - A 36-year-old woman is in critical condition after being shot in the neck Monday night Uptown.
Police say the woman was shot in the 800 block of Milan street by a stranger.
She had just left her friends house and was only steps from their front door when she was shot.
Residents on the street say its a quiet, safe neighborhood so they were surprised to hear of the attack.
The victims friends whom she was visiting didn't want to go on camera but say she is recovering from her injuries. Neighbors say the victim was able to give police a detailed description of her attacker.