NOPD: Bourbon Street shooter identified
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a double shooting in the French Quarter Friday morning.
The double shooting happened at the intersection of Bourbon and Conti streets. The incident happened around 4:58 a.m, according to NOPD.
According to Commander Nick Gernon, officers heard shots fired in the street and were able to apprehend two suspects who were fleeing the scene.
According to Gernon, one of the suspects, Aaron Hill, 27, made statements indicating that he was the shooter.
Another gun that was found at the scene belonged to one of the victims, according to NOPD Public Information Officer Juan Barnes.
Gernon said the Real Time Crime Center was able to capture the moments before the shooting.
The suspects approached the two victims, fired shots, and then fled, according to Gernon.
Gernon said there was no altercation prior to the shooting.
The victims were identified as a 37-year-old male and a 28-year-old male.
The 37-year-old victim was shot in the leg. The 28-year-old victim was shot multiple times.
Their injuries were considered non-life threatening and they are in stable condition at an area hospital.
No additional information is available at this time.
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