Girl, 14, shoots mother in New Orleans East

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Police say that a 14-year-old girl shot her mother following a verbal altercation in New Orleans East.

The incident happened just before 8 p.m. Monday in the 4800 block of Read Boulevard.

Officers say that that girl, 14, retrieved a gun following an argument and shot her 34-year-old mother. The teen reportedly shot her mother in the face, according to our partners at Times-Picayune. 

The mother was taken to an area hospital for treatment. There has been no word of her condition.

Arriving officers arrested the teen. New Orleans police have not identified the teen. They have not specified what charges the girl faces.

Additional information is unknown at this time.

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