NEW ORLEANS — Authorities say two people were hospitalized after a double shooting in New Orleans’ Central City area on Monday morning.
The New Orleans Police Department said the shooting happened before 7:20 a.m. in the 1200 block of Freret Street. Preliminary reports say a woman was shot in the arm and a man was shot in the face.
The NOPD said a person was detained at the scene in relation to the investigation.
The Central City shooting is the second shooting reported in New Orleans on Monday with multiple victims. Around 2 a.m., officers began investigating a separate triple shooting in Mid-City that left one person dead and injured two others.