17-year-old shot on Uptown parade route Thursday evening, according to NOPD

Published: Feb. 24, 2022 at 9:56 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 25, 2022 at 5:25 AM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 17-year-old male is receiving medical attention after being shot on a parade route at the intersection of Josephine and St. Charles Avenue Thursday evening.

Around 9:15 p.m., officers were patrolling the area and heard gunshots. Officers discovered the 17-year-old male with gunshot wounds.

He was taken to UMC for treatment and is in stable condition.

According to EMS, the parade is still rolling but authorities have not identified a suspect or motive for the shooting.

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