NOPD investigating shooting that left juvenile injured

NOPD investigating shooting that left juvenile injured
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in Algiers that has left an 11-year-old boy injured.

ALGIERS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in Algiers that has left a 15-year-old boy injured.

Police say the shooting happened around 10:20 p.m. Friday night (Dec. 21) in the 1600 block of Southlawn Boulevard.

According to investigators, the boy was looking out of the window when an unknown suspect inside of a silver or white vehicle opened fire. The boy suffered a graze wound to the left side of his neck and was taken to a local hospital by EMS for treatment.

Police identified the boy as an 11-year-old Friday night, but NOPD corrected the victim’s age the next day.

If anyone has any information about this shooting, they are asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

Note: This post was updated to include corrected information from police.

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