Construction worker in grave condition after Mid-City shooting

Construction worker in grave condition after Mid-City shooting

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police say a construction worker working on a house in Mid-City was shot multiple times Thursday and is in very grave condition.

At about 4 p.m., police were called to the 600 block of N. Salcedo Street where they found the 22-year-old man shot multiple times.

He was taken to the hospital, where he was undergoing surgery.

Homicide Detective Thomas Ripp is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at (504) 658-5300.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.  You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s).  You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at  

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