One dead, three injured in Ninth Ward shooting

One dead, three injured in Ninth Ward shooting
New Orleans Police are on the scene of a quadruple shooting in the Ninth Ward. (Source: WVUE)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - New Orleans Police are on the scene of a quadruple shooting in the Ninth Ward that left one person dead and three others injured.

Just after 4 p.m. police responded to a call of a shooting near the intersection of Almonaster Avenue and North Prieur Street. When they arrived at the scene, they found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. They were transported to a local hospital by EMS for treatment.

Later, two more victims arrived at a local hospital by private conveyance with gunshot wounds.

One of the four victims later died at the hospital.

Investigators are working to determine a suspect and a motive in the shooting.

If anyone has any information about the shooting, they are asked to contact NOPD Homicide Detective Bruce Brueggeman at (504) 658-5300 or Crimstoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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