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NEW ORLEANS - A gunman opened fire on Airline Drive in the
middle of rush hour traffic Wednesday, striking a woman at least once and
hitting her young child in the face with a bullet. Both are in serious condition
at LSU Interim Hospital.
"We heard shots and we all came to the door and saw the lady running
across the street, and we saw the little girl running across the street," said a woman named Melissa, who asked that we use only her first name.
Melissa works at a business just feet from
Airline Drive and Palmetto Street, where police say at around 4:30 p.m., a woman in her mid-30s and her 7-year-old daughter were hit
with bullets as they crossed Airline. Melissa and others ran to the scene as
cars came to a halt trying not to hit the victims.
"I took a T-shirt, a guy had a T-shirt, and I put it over the largest gunshot wound to
stop that bleeding, and then there was a gentleman there with a bandana and I
grabbed that and put it on the other leg, and then her stomach was bleeding," Melissa said. "I
didn't have anything else, so I just put my hand over it."
Meanwhile, one of Melissa's co-workers tended
to the little girl.
talking to her, telling her she was going to be ok, and don't worry - the ambulance
is coming, we've got them coming," Melissa said.
Melissa said it appeared the woman and child
were running from a man. She said she heard four shots fired, saw the woman
fall, and then heard another round of shots before seeing the little girl fall.
result from a disturbance earlier in another part of Hollygrove and ended up
over here," said NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas.
The gunshots were heard by many in the
area, and residents said they're disgusted with the violence.
"I was like,
Lord what happened? I see all these policeman and people, and I'm scared," said Angela Turner, who lives nearby. "And I'm
like, oh Lord something bad happened - not knowing it's another child. Another
Wednesday's shooting snarled traffic for
hours as Airline was shut down in both directions. At about 7 p.m., the road
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111. Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest and indictment.
If you have any information about this shooting, call
Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:08 AM EDT2014-07-22 10:08:09 GMT
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