NOPD investigating two seperate aggravated battery cases

Published: May. 7, 2021 at 8:11 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The NOPD is investigating two unrelated aggravated battery by shooting incidents that occurred in the Fifth District, authorities say.

The most recent incident occurred around 5:40 p.m. in the 2900 block of Oliver White Street.

Officers responded to a call reporting shots fired at the location. Upon arrival, the officers discovered a juvenile male victim suffering from a graze wound.

The victim was transported to a local hospital by EMS.

Earlier, around 2:26 p.m., an adult male victim arrived at a local hospital in a private vehicle. The victim was suffering from a gunshot wound.

Further investigation revealed the incident occurred near the intersection of Egania and North Roman Streets at a yet-to-be-determined time.

Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to contact the Fifth District at 504-658-6050 or call Crime stoppers at 504-822-1111 and toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.

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