2 NOLA teens shot within minutes, 1 fatally wounded
New Orleans (WDSU) — Two separate shootings in New Orleans's 9th ward has left one teen dead and another in critical condition.
A 17-yr-old promising high school football player was shot several times near a playground off St. Roch Avenue around 6:45 pm Sunday evening.
The victim was transported to the hospital by EMS where he is listed in critical condition.
Thirty minutes later on the same side of town a 15-year-old boy was shot multiple times on Bartholomew Street.
Officers found the teen unresponsive and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The teen died at the scene.
Witnesses told investigators a late-model Cadillac Escalade, possibly with Texas plates, sped away from the scene.
No further information is available on both incidents.