Infant and teenager injured in drive-by shooting on I-10 near Louisa exit
An infant boy and a teenage girl were injured in a shooting Monday (April 26) night on Interstate 10 in the Gentilly Terrace area, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
They were in a car on the interstate near the Louisa Street exit at about 8:40 p.m. when someone in a passing vehicle opened fire, police said.
The young victims sustained multiple gunshot wounds and were rushed to an emergency room.
I-10 West at Chef Menteur Highway was closed for hours Monday night while police activity was taking place.
Further details were not immediately available. Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD Third District station at 504-658-6030 to speak to a detective, or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.