3-year-old girl shot and killed in the French Quarter

NOPD: 3-year-old girl shot and killed in the French Quarter

NOPD: 3-year-old girl shot and killed in the French Quarter



SULA: FIRST AT 10:00 TONIGHTA, 3-YEAR-OLD GIRL IS DEAD AFTER BEING SHOT IN A RESIDENTIAL AREA OF THE FRENCH QUARTER TODAY. NOW THE NOPD IS TRYING TO PIECE TOGETHER WHAT HAPPEDEN. WHAT WE DO KNOW RIGHT NOW IS THAT HER TWO BROTHERS, AGE17S AND 18, HAVE BEEN DETAINED BY POLICE. WDSU NEWS REPORTER SHAY O’CONNOR JOINS US LIVE FROM THE FRENCH QUARTER WITH THE VERY LATEST ON THE INVESTIGATION. SHAY, WHAT CAN YOU TELL ? SHAY: NOPD TELLS US THEY DON’T OWKN IF IT WAS ACCIDENTAL AT THIS TIME. THEY SAID EYTH RECEIVED A CALL ABOUT THE SHOOTING AT ABOUT 4:00 P.M. ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS WHO STAY IN THEIR AREA, THIS IS WHERE IT HAPPENED, 414 BURGUNDY. THERE APPEAR TO BE SEVERAL UTSNI IN THE BUILDING. OFFICIALS SAY THEY DO NOT KNOW IF THE THREE LIVED THERE PERMANENTLY, BUT SPEAKING WITH FOLKS JUST PASSING BY, MANY WERE IN SHOCK. CLEARLY A SAD SITUATION. >> THIS IS SHOCKG.IN A THREE-YEAR-OLD KID? THIS SHOULD NEVER HAPPEN. >> THIS IS RIDICULS.OU SOMETHING’S GOT TO BE STOPPED ABOUT THIS. IT’S GETTING OUTRAGOUS. SHAY: RESIDENTS AND VISITORS ARE REACTING WITH FRUSTRATN IOTOHE T NEWS OF A THREE-YEAR-OLD SHOT HERE IN THE FRENCH QUARTER, ALONG BURGUNDY NEAR COI.NT POLICE SAY SHE DIED AT A HOSPITAL. HER TWO BROTHERS, AGES 17 AND 18, HAVE BEEN DETAINED. POLICE HAVE T NORELEASED INFORMATION ON HOW THE SHOOTING HAPPENED. >> THE CHILD WAS INSIDE OFHE T RESIDENCE AT THE TIME. THERE IS A GUN ON SCENE, AND HOMICIDE WILL LOOK FURTHER INTO THAT, WHEN IT COMES TO WHAT HAPPENED. WE HAVE MIHOCIDE ON SCENE, AND WE HAVE CHILD ABUSONE SCENE. THAT’S THE EXTENT OF OUR KNOWLEDGE RIGHT NOW. SHAY: NOPDOU CLD NOT CONFIRM WHETHER THE THREE LIVED IN THE RESIDENCE PERMANENTLY, OR IF TH WEYERE VISITORS. THE GIRL AND HER BROTHERS, BELIEVED TO BE FROM HERE IN WNE ORLEANS, BUT THAT HAS T NOYET BEEN CONFIRMED. >> PRAYERS GO OUT TO THE FAMILY AND EVERYTHING. BUT THIS HAS TO BE STOPPED. SHAY: FOR ONLOOKERS AND BUSINESS OWNERS, IT WAS A LOT TO TAKE IN MID-DAY IN THE RESIDENTIAL PTAR OF THE QUARTER, NASOPD CO NTINUES TO INVESTIGATE THE INCIDENT. TOURIST MATT CASEY IS A FATHER, AND SAYS HIS HEART BREAKS FOR THE MIFALY. >> I GET CHOD KEUP, THINKING ABOUT THE 3-YEAR-OLD. IT’S SICK. SHAME ON THOSE TWO BOYS, WHATEVER THE RSOEAN S.WA SH:AY AT THIS TIME WE DO NOT KNOW IF THE PARENTS WERE PRESENT AT THE TIMOFE THE SHOOTING. WE STILL DON’T KNOW ALLF O THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING HOW THE LITTLE GIRL WAS SHOT. WE ARE WAITINGN O MORE INFORMATION FROM INVESTIGATORS BUT AS YOU CAN IMAGINE, DEVASTATING HERE IN THE FRENCH QUARTER. REPORTING LIVE FRO

NOPD: 3-year-old girl shot and killed in the French Quarter

NOPD: 3-year-old girl shot and killed in the French Quarter

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the death of a toddler in the French Quarter.Detectives said a 3-year-old girl was shot just before 4:00 p.m. Tuesday inside of a residence near the intersection of Burgundy and Conti Streets. She was taken to a local hospital via an ambulance where she later died, according to police.In a media briefing the NOPD said two people were detained. They are the victim’s brothers ages 17 and 18, according to police. Detectives said it is unclear if the scene of the crime was their permanent residence.This is a developing story, please stay with WDSU on air and wdsu.com for the latest updates.

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

Detectives said a 3-year-old girl was shot just before 4:00 p.m. Tuesday inside of a residence near the intersection of Burgundy and Conti Streets. She was taken to a local hospital via an ambulance where she later died, according to police.

In a media briefing the NOPD said two people were detained. They are the victim’s brothers ages 17 and 18, according to police. Detectives said it is unclear if the scene of the crime was their permanent residence.

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

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