7th Ward shooting claims woman's life; man wounded

Don Ames
February 17, 2018 - 9:11 am

New Orleans Police are investigating a Friday night double shooting at the intersection of Pauger and N. Villere.

According to the NOPD, an adult female victim was pronounced dead on the scene. An adult male victim was taken to an area hospital by private conveyance. His condition is unknown.

The double shooting occurred around 6:45 p.m.

Officers arrived on scene to find both victims suffering from gun shots wounds. 

A family member told WWL-TV that the two victims were cousins who lived near the location of the shooting. The relative said they believe the female victim was 18-years-old and the male victim is 16. 

Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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