NOPD: 16-year-old shot by passing vehicle in Gentilly Woods

NOPD: 16-year-old shot by passing vehicle in Gentilly Woods
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in the Gentilly Woods neighborhood early Saturday morning.

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in the Gentilly Woods neighborhood early Saturday morning.

Police say the shooting happened around 5 a.m. in the 4800 block of Stephen Girard Avenue.

According to the 16-year-old victim, he was walking when a vehicle described as a white sedan passed by and an occupant of the vehicle opened fire on him. The victim was wounded and ran to his home. He was then transported to a local hospital by private conveyance.

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

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