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.