French Quarter shooting, other violence keeps NOPD busy on 4th


New Orleans Police are investigating a double shooting that injured two girls in the 3100 block of St. Claude Avenue.

Shortly before 9:00 p.m., police responded to a call of a shooting and found the two victims with graze wounds to their legs. Both were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

About 25 minutes earlier, police were called to a shooting at Decatur and Bienville. Police say a male vitcim was taken to the hospital by paramedics.

No further information was immediately available for either incident.