18-year-old shot in French Quarter

18-year-old shot in French Quarter
shooting crime scene on Decatur
shooting crime scene on Decatur

An 18-year-old man was shot in the French Quarter last night.

According to NOPD, the 18-year-old man was shot in the foot around 1 a.m. on Nov. 9. The shooting took place in the 400 block of Decatur Street, only three blocks away from Jackson Square.

Police arrived at the scene after receiving reports of shots fired in the area. According to NOPD, the victim was no longer at the scene and had been taken to the hospital by private conveyance.

After a thorough search of the area, police found two discarded handguns they believe were involved in the shooting.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIME STOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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