4 shot Sunday night at Desire park

4 shot Sunday night at Desire park

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Four people were shot Sunday evening at a crowded Desire area park.

The shooting happened around 6:20 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Piety and Treasure streets. A man armed with an assault rifle opened fire at the Edith Sampson Playground Park, according to our partners at Nola.com/The Times Picayune.

Two men and two women were shot at the scene, according to New Orleans police.

One of the male victims was shot multiple times. He was transported to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Little information is known at this time.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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