Police investigate double shooting in Lower 9th Ward

Police investigate double shooting in Lower 9th Ward

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The NOPD and St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office responded Saturday to a double shooting in the Lower Ninth Ward.

An NOPD spokesman said the victims, a male and a female, were shot while in the 6400 block of North Claiborne Avenue. The shooting was reported at 1:44 p.m.

The female was taken to a hospital in St. Bernard Parish for treatment of unspecified injuries, while the male was taken to a hospital in New Orleans for treatment of unspecified injuries.

No additional details were available. The investigation is ongoing.

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