3-year-old girl shot dead in French Quarter

NOPD: 3-year-old girl shot to death in the French Quarter

NOPD: 3-year-old girl shot to death in the French Quarter



SULA: FIRST AT 10:00 TONIGHT, 3-YEAR-OLD GIRL DIED AFTER SHOT IN FRENCH QUARTER RESIDENTIAL AREA TODAY. NOW THE NOPD IS TRYING TO ARMED WHAT HAPPENED. WHAT WE DO KNOW AT THIS MOMENT IS THAT HIS TWO BROTHERS, AGED 17 AND 18, HAVE BEEN ARRESTED BY THE POLICE. WDSU NEWS REPORTER SHAY O’CONNOR JOINS US LIVE FROM THE FRENCH QUARTER WITH THE LATEST ON THE INVESTIGATION. SHAY, WHAT CAN YOU SAY? SHAY: NOPD TELL US THEY DON’T KNOW IF IT WAS AN ACCIDENT AT THIS TIME. THEY SAID EYTH RECEIVED A CALL ABOUT THE SHOOTING AT 4:00 PM ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS STAYING IN THEIR AREA, HERE IT HAPPENED, 414 BURGUNDY. THERE APPEARS TO BE SEVERAL UTSNI IN THE BUILDING. OFFICIALS SAY THEY DON’T KNOW IF THE THREE LIVED THERE PERMANENTLY, BUT TALKING TO PEOPLE JUST PASSING BY, MANY WERE SHOCKED. CLEARLY A SAD SITUATION. >> THIS IS SHOCKING. IN A THREE-YEAR-OLD CHILD? THIS SHOULD NEVER HAPPEN. >> THIS IS RIDICULOUS. SOMETHING HAS TO BE STOPPED ABOUT THIS. IT’S GETTING EXTRAORDINARY. SHAY: RESIDENTS AND VISITORS ARE REACTING WITH FRUSTRATION IOTOHE T NEWS OF A THREE-YEAR-OLD BOY SHOT HERE IN THE FRENCH QUARTER, ALONG BURGUNDY NEAR THE COI.NT POLICE SAY HE DIED IN A HOSPITAL. HIS TWO BROTHERS, AGED 17 AND 18, HAVE BEEN ARRESTED. THE POLICE HAVE NOT RELEASE INFORMATION ON HOW THE SHOOTING HAD OCCURRED. >> THE CHILD WAS INSIDE RESIDENCE T AT THE TIME. THERE IS A GUN ON THE SCENE, AND HOMICIDE WILL BE SEEN MORE IN THAT, WHEN IT COMES TO WHAT HAPPENED. WE HAVE MIHOCIDE ON SCENE, AND WE HAVE CHILD ABUSE SCENE. THAT IS THE EXTENT OF OUR KNOWLEDGE AT THIS TIME. SHAY: YOU COULDN’T CONFIRM IF THE THREE LIVED AT THE RESIDENCE PERMANENTLY OR WERE VISITORS. THE GIRL AND HER BROTHERS BELIEVE THEY ARE FROM HERE FROM WNE ORLEANS, BUT IT HAS NOT YET BEEN CONFIRMED. >> PRAYERS GOING OUT TO THE FAMILY AND EVERYTHING. BUT THIS HAS TO STOP. SHAY: FOR SPECTATORS AND BUSINESS OWNERS, IT WAS A LOT TO TAKE IN AT NOON AT THE NEIGHBORHOOD RESIDENTIAL WWTP, NASOPD CONTINUES TO INVESTIGATE THE INCIDENT. TOURIST MATT CASEY IS A FATHER, AND HE SAYS HIS HEART IS BREAKING OVER MIFALY. >> I HAVE CHOD KEUP, THINKING ABOUT THE 3-YEAR-OLD CHILD. IT’S SICK. WHAT A SHAME ON THOSE TWO CHILDREN, EITHER THE RSOEAN S.WA SH:AY AT THIS TIME WE DON’T KNOW IF THEIR PARENTS WERE PRESENT AT TIMOFE’S SHOT. WE STILL DON’T KNOW ALL THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING HOW THE GIRL WAS SHOT. WE ARE WAITING FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM INVESTIGATORS BUT AS YOU CAN IMAGINE, DEVASTATING HERE IN THE FRENCH QUARTER. REPORTING LIVE FOR

NOPD: 3-year-old girl shot to death in the French Quarter

NOPD: 3-year-old girl shot to death in the French Quarter

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the death of a young child in the French Quarter. Detectives said a 3-year-old girl was shot just before 4 p.m. Tuesday inside a residence near the intersection of Burgundy and Conti streets. She was taken to a local hospital in an ambulance where she later died, according to police. At a news conference, the NOPD said two people were detained. They are the victim’s brothers, aged 17 and 18, according to police. Detectives said it’s unclear if the crime scene was his permanent residence. This is a developing story, stay with WDSU on the air and wdsu.com for the latest updates.

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the death of a young child in the French Quarter.

Detectives said a 3-year-old girl was shot just before 4 p.m. Tuesday inside a residence near the intersection of Burgundy and Conti streets. She was taken to a local hospital in an ambulance where she later died, according to police.

At a news conference, the NOPD said two people were detained. They are the victim’s brothers, aged 17 and 18, according to police. Detectives said it’s unclear if the crime scene was his permanent residence.

This is a developing story, stay with WDSU on the air and wdsu.com for the latest updates.

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