Shooting kills one, injures teen girl in New Orleans

Shooting kills one, injures teen girl in New Orleans
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 10:10am

A 19-year-old man was killed and a 17-year-old local female was injured after a shooting yesterday afternoon in the Saint Roch Neighborhood in New Orleans. The names of the victims have not been release pending notification of family members.

The shooting happened at approximately 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10 in the rear yard of a house in the 2400 block of Arts Street.

The victims were in the backyard of a house when the suspect(s) approached and began firing

The man was shot several times and died on the scene. The female had a graze wound to the arm and was transported to the hospital and is listed in good condition.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crime Stoppers at (504) 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP (7867) or Text your crime tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637), Text TELLCS then your crime information.

You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible. You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to CRIMESTOPPERS at

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