Woman killed, man and dog injured in Canal Street shooting, police say

Published: Aug. 14, 2022 at 6:24 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 16, 2022 at 10:11 AM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - One woman was killed, and a man and a dog were injured in a shooting at the intersection of Canal Street and North Derbigny Sunday afternoon (Aug. 14).

According to NOPD, just before 5 p.m. police were called to a scene where they spotted a female shot and killed and a male suffering from gunshot wounds.

The woman, identified as 24-year-old D’Errah Nelson, was pronounced dead on the scene.

The male victim was taken to a local hospital. His condition is unknown.

Police also located a dog suffering from gunshot wounds in the incident. The dog was transported to the LASPCA for treatment. No update on the dog’s condition at this time.

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