2 NOLA teens shot within minutes, 1 fatally wounded

2 NOLA teens shot within minutes, 1 fatally wounded
WDSU/CNN
CrimeTracker
Monday, June 9, 2014 - 4:41pm

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.

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