Police investigate double shooting in Algiers

Police investigate double shooting in Algiers

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police investigate an overnight double shooting in Algiers.

The incident happened around 1 a.m. Thursday in the 1500 block of Southlawn Street.

Officers arriving on the scene found two men shot. A 19-year-old was shot multiple times in the body and a 22-year-old was shot in the leg, police say.

Both victims were transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition. Their injuries are expected to be non-life threatening.

The investigation is open and ongoing, police say. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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