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2 killed, 2 injured in four Friday shootings

A 63-year-old man was shot and killed in the 1200 block of Sumner Street on Fri., April 8.
A 63-year-old man was shot and killed in the 1200 block of Sumner Street on Fri., April 8.(WVUE)
Published: Apr. 8, 2022 at 1:51 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Two people were killed in Algiers and two people were injured in New Orleans in four separate shootings on Friday (April 8).

First, a 63-year-old man was shot and killed just before 11:20 a.m. in the 1200 block of Sumner Street in Algiers. Police say he was shot multiple times and pronounced dead at the scene.

A 63-year-old man was shot and killed in the 1200 block of Sumner Street on Fri., April 8.
A 63-year-old man was shot and killed in the 1200 block of Sumner Street on Fri., April 8.(WVUE)

Around noon, a man was shot in the St. Roch neighborhood at the intersection of N. Prieur and Touro Streets. He was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle.

An hour later, a woman was shot and killed in the 2200 block of Cobblestone Lane in Algiers, around two miles away from where the earlier murder occurred. Her age and identity have not been released at this time.

Another man was shot at the intersection of Lamarque and Belleville street around 8:13 p.m. He was taken to a local hospital in a private vehicle. No additional information about the victim has not yet been released.

Anyone with information on the above shootings is asked to call NOPD or Crime Stoppers.

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