NEW ORLEANS (AP) — More than a half-dozen separate shootings that killed three and injured at least 12 happened across New Orleans in a violent Memorial Day weekend that saw a 12-year-old among the dead.
That’s according to information released by the city’s police department.
WWL-TV reports the child was fatally shot Sunday night at a birthday party in the Holy Cross neighborhood.
First responders took her to the hospital, where she died from her injuries. Also injured in the shooting were a 19-year-old man and an unknown third victim.
Additional shootings happened in New Orleans East and Gentilly and in a pair of car-to-car shootings. No suspects were immediately named.