Saturday night shooting wounds 13-year-old

Don Ames
July 21, 2019 - 11:58 am

New Orleans police say a 13-year-old boy was shot in Algiers Saturday night. 

NOPD officers responded to the 1600 block of Murl Street just before midnight.

Police say the victim was riding his bicycle when he heard gun shots coming from a nearby dark colored sedan. 

Realizing he was shot, he went to his home. 

The boy reportedly suffered a graze wound to his lower leg and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. 

Police did not give any details about a suspect or motive for the shooting. 

Anybody with information about this incident is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
 

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