Two injured in shootings in New Orleans East early Monday, police say

Tuesday, 05 December 2017, 06:42:41 AM. Two people were injured in separate shootings that occurred in less than an hour overnight in New Orleans East, police said.

Two people were injured in separate shootings that occurred in less than an hour overnight in New Orleans East, police said. 

Shortly after 3 a.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the shoulder in the 4800 block of Nottingham Drive, the New Orleans Police Department said in a preliminary offense log. He was transported to an area hospital by EMS.

His condition was not immediately available.

At 3:40 a.m., police responded to a shooting at Tynecastle Drive and Pressburg Street, less than a mile from the shooting on Nottingham Drive. A 20-year-old man told police that he was sitting inside his vehicle with a woman when two people wearing ski masks approached and opened the doors. One of the people fired a shot into the vehicle, striking the man, police said.

The man “sped off” and drove himself to an area hospital, police said. His injuries were not life-threatening.

Police did not indicate whether the two shootings were related. 

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