5-year-old child injured in N.O. East double shooting

Don Ames
June 09, 2018 - 9:37 am

New Orleans Police say an overnight shooting incident in New Orleans East sent two victims to the hospital.  

Police say a 5-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the hand. A 27-year-old man was shot in the head and was listed in critical condition.

The shooting happened in the 4700 block of Lynhuber Street shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities said the victims were sitting on the porch of a home when someone walked up and opened fire.

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