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Suspect named in Central City triple shooting

Earnest Smith (Source: NOPD ) Earnest Smith (Source: NOPD )
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans police are looking for a man accused in a triple shooting in Central City on Wednesday that occurred on a porch where a toddler was sitting.

They say Earnest Smith, 19, is wanted for four counts of attempted first-degree murder. The incident happened in the 2200 block of Philip Street at approximately 9:20 a.m..   
 
When officers arrived, they found a man shot in the thigh, another man shot in the stomach and a woman with a graze wound to the leg. A 3-year-old child, who was not injured, was sitting on the steps of a porch when the shooting took place.

Anyone with information on Smith's whereabouts is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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