3 men shot in separate incidents

3 men shot in separate incidents

Three men were shot in two separate incidents Tuesday.

The first shooting occurred at 7:14 in the 2200 block of Orleans Avenue. A 27-year-old man was shot in the chest and taken to the hospital by EMS. A second victim, a 21-year-old man, was driven to the hospital in a private car. There was no no word on his injuries.

Minutes later, a 29-year-old man sustained a gunshot to the shoulder at the intersection of Second Street and South Claiborne Avenue. There was no word on his condition.

Anyone with information on either shooting is asked to call Crimestoppers at (540) 822-1111.

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