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14-year-old, adult shot in Lower Ninth Ward, NOPD says

Both victims were taken to the hospital by private vehicle.
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A 14-year-old boy and an adult man were shot in the Lower Ninth Ward, police said Saturday. 

The shooting reportedly took place in the 1400 block of Tupelo Street, just after 4 p.m. according to the New Orleans Police Department. 

The victims were only identified as a 14-year-old and an adult man. 

Both victims were taken to the hospital by private vehicle. Police did not provide an update on the condition of either victim Saturday afternoon. 

Authorities did not give any information about a suspect or motive for the shooting. 

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