Child shot near Carver High School

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 15, 2019 - 10:28 am

A child is wounded after a shooting outside of George Washington Carver High School in New Orleans.

"The NOPD is investigating a non-fatal shooting near the 3000 block of Higgins Blvd.," NOPD Director of Communications Andy Cunningham said in an email.  "The juvenile victim suffered a gunshot wound to the hip."

New Orleans Emergency Medical Services says they were called to the school after 10:00am.

EMS transported the high school age boy.

Authorities have not said if the shooting happened on campus or not.

The school was not placed on lockdown.

We are awaiting further details.

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