Two separate shootings leave one teen dead, another injured

New Orleans Police are investigating a pair of shootings that left one teenager dead and another injured.

According to police, the first shooting took place around 6:45 p.m. in the 1800 block of St. Roch Avenue. The 17-year-old victim was found suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was transported to the hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

The second shooting happened around 7:15 p.m. in the 2200 block of Bartholomew Street. A 15-year-old boy was shot multiple times and was pronounced dead on the scene, police say. Witnesses say that a black Cadillac Escalade SUV was seen fleeing from the scene shortly after the shooting.

If you have any information that could help police in either case, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

We will provide more information as soon as it becomes available.

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