Man arrested in Elder Street shooting

Man arrested in Elder Street shooting

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans Police arrested a man they say shot his cousin's boyfriend Thursday morning on Elder Street.

Investigators say Jasmine Anthony Patterson turned himself in at NOPD headquarters a few hours later and will be booked with attempted second degree murder.

Police say the 36-year-old victim was standing on his front porch when Patterson approached, pulled a gun and shot the victim in the buttocks and upper thigh.

According to police, Patterson is the cousin of the victim's girlfriend.

The victim went to the hospital to be treated for his wounds.

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