Teen shot Saturday in Plum Orchard neighborhood, NOPD says

Published: Mar. 25, 2023 at 2:42 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 16-year-old boy sustained several gunshot wounds Saturday afternoon (March 25) in the Plum Orchard section of New Orleans East, police said.

The NOPD said the victim was sitting on a front porch around 1:35 p.m., in the 4700 block of Rhodes Drive, when two unknown assailants approached from the side of the house and started shooting.

The teen was shot in the abdomen and leg, police said. He was stable when transported for hospital treatment by New Orleans EMS.

Police provided no description of the suspects nor a motive for the attack. No arrests have been announced in connection with the shooting.

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