NOPD reports child shot in Algiers

Don Ames
July 22, 2018 - 12:06 pm
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New Orleans Police are investigating the shooting of a young child early Sunday morning.

According to the NOPD, it took place in the 3600 block of Garden Oaks Drive in Algiers, shortly after midnight.

Police say an 8-year-old boy was shot in the upper-back while outside on a third-floor balcony. An initial report by police says the boy went out on the balcony of the apartment when he heard a popping sound and was shot.

The boy remains in good condition but the case is an ongoing investigation.

No further information is available at this time, as this is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers, at 822-1111.

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