NOPD: 13-year-old injured in Algiers shooting

NOPD: 13-year-old injured in Algiers shooting
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in the Behrman area of Algiers that left a teen injured.

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting in the Behrman area of Algiers that left a teen injured.

Police say they responded to a shots fired call reported just before midnight at about 11:57 p.m., (July 20) in the 1600 block of Murl Street.

According to the 13-year-old victim, he was riding his bicycle when he heard gunshots coming from a dark colored sedan. He later realized he was shot and rode to his home.

He was taken to a local hospital by EMS where he was treated for a graze wound to his lower leg.

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

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