Man and child injured in Lower Ninth Ward shooting

Man and child injured in Lower Ninth Ward shooting
A 14-year-old boy and an adult male were injured in a shooting in the Lower Ninth Ward Saturday afternoon, according to the New Orleans Police Department. (Source: WVUE)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - A 8-year-old boy and an adult male were injured in a shooting in the Lower Ninth Ward Saturday afternoon, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Police were called to the 1400 block of Tupelo Street just after 4 p.m. When they arrived they learned that both victims were transported to a local hospital by private conveyance.

Police are continuing to investigate the shooting.

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

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