Teen shot in shoe theft

Teen shot in shoe theft

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - An unknown gunman shot a teen in New Orleans East while trying to steal his shoes.

According to NOPD, the perpetrator approached a 16-year-old male near 5131 Bundy Road around 10:09 p.m. Saturday night and offered to by his shoes. The unknown man then pulled out a gun and said "You jacked out of your shoes."

The victim and the robber fought over the weapon and the perpetrator shot the 16-year-old. Police said he was taken to a local hospital by private conveyance.

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

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