Report: Man fires warning shot, hits stepson in the foot

NEW ORLEANS -- Police arrested a man Friday evening after he allegedly shot his stepson in the foot while firing warning shots into the floor during an argument.

According to a preliminary report from NOPD, Rudolph Franklin was arguing with his stepson when he armed himself with a gun and started firing warning shots into the floor. Police say one of those shots struck Franklin's stepson in the foot.

Police arrested Franklin at the scene, in the 6700 block of Dorian Street, and his stepson was taken to the hospital by EMS.

 

(© 2016 WWL)


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment