9-year-old girl shot dead in New Orleans East

Don Ames
January 13, 2019 - 6:58 am

New Orleans Police are investigating the late Saturday night shooting of a young girl in eastern New Orleans.

Seventh District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting in the 6700 block of Bundy Road at about 11:00 p.m. 

When they arrived, they found a 9-year-old female victim lying on the floor in a residence, suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso. The victim was taken to an area hospital where she later died from her injuries.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible in this incident, as well as a motive. 

No further information is available at this time. The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine official cause of death and release the victim's name, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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