16-year-old shot at Goretti Playground

16-year-old shot at Goretti Playground

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 16-year-old boy was shot at a park in New Orleans East Saturday.

According to NOPD, the victim was at the Goretti Playground in the 7500 block of Benson Street around 3:30 p.m. when an unknown white vehicle pulled up and an unknown person started shooting, hitting the victim once.

The victim ran from the park and called police. He was then taken to the hospital by EMS.

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

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