One dead, one injured after shooting in Ninth Ward area

One dead, one injured after shooting in Ninth Ward area
NOPD is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 1900 block of Benton Street of the Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - NOPD is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 1900 block of Benton Street.

Police responded to the shooting at around 3:49 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. When they arrived, a male teenager was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds.

The other victim was transported to the hospital via private conveyance, according to the report.

Anyone with any information on the incident is asked to contact Homicide detective Jamaane Roy at 504-658-5300.

No other information has been provided at this time and updates will be posted here.

Update #2: NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred today (December 14, 2019) in the 1900 block of Benton Street....

Posted by New Orleans Police Department on Saturday, December 14, 2019

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