Florida woman arrested in Bourbon Street shooting of 2 teenagers

Florida woman arrested for allegedly shooting two teens on Bourbon Street

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans Police have made an arrest in a weekend shooting on Bourbon Street that injured two teens.

Jasmine Evans, 27, of Jacksonville, Florida was arrested shortly after the shooting Saturday night.

Around 9:50 p.m., NOPD Eighth District officers responded to a shooting in the 500 block of Bourbon Street.

Upon arrival, officers learned that an unknown female fired a gun multiple times striking two teenage males.

Through investigation, detectives located a female subject near the scene who was positively identified as the shooter.

The subject, later identified as Evans, was found to be in possession of a handgun at the time.

Evans was arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center for two counts of aggravated second-degree battery.

It is not clear what led to the shooting.

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