Four people were shot Friday in separate incidents that were just minutes apart and blocks from each other. The victims include a youth football team coach and one of his players.
The first shooting happened just before 6:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of St. Roch Avenue, where the coach was shot in the back and his 14-year-old player was shot in the leg during practice at St. Roch Park, according to our partners at NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Police said they do not think the two were intended targets.
At about 6:45, two people were shot in the 1300 block of Frenchmen Street. The victims are a 43-year-old man shot in the ankle and an another man shot in the leg.
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