NEW ORLEANS — After a weekend that saw 6 people killed and 12 injured, the city of New Orleans Police Department was reporting three more shootings Monday Night across the city.
The incidents included:
8:42 PM: A man was shot and then transported to the hospital by a private vehicle. The shooting occurred in the 2800 block of South Rocheblave Street.
9:02 PM: A woman was shot in the 2300 block of North Derbigny Street. The victim was taken to the hospital by EMS.
9:03 PM: A man was shot multiple times near the intersection of Leroy Johnson and Lakeshore Drives. The victim pronounced deceased overnight at the hospital.
10:13 PM: Man shot at an unknown location. The victim was taken to the hospital by a private vehicle.
1:07 AM: Two men were shot in the 9000 block of Edinburgh Street. Both victims went to the hospital. One was taken by EMS and the other hospital by a private vehicle.
The condition of the victims was not immediately released by police.
The shootings come as a violent crime spike is hitting the city, with 77 killings and 114 carjackings reported so far this year.