USEUROPEAFRICAASIA 中文双语Français
World
Home / World / Americas

2 killed, 1 injured in US shooting

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-04-24 14:20

HOUSTON - Two men were killed and a child was injured Tuesday in a shooting in the US state of Louisiana, officials said.

The shooting happened in New Orleans, Louisiana, according to local TV channel FOX8.

Police received a report of multiple shots fired in Mid-City, a neighborhood in New Orleans, at 5:50 pm, and when they arrived, they found two men with multiple gunshot wounds to their bodies on the porch of a home, according to the report.

An 8-year-old boy, who was shot in the stomach and arm, was taken to a hospital, where he is listed in stable condition, the report said.

Witnesses reportedly said two men opened fire and then fled on foot.

An investigation was under way.

Most Viewed in 24 Hours
BACK TO THE TOP
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US