Quintuple shooting in Harvey sends 3 children, 2 adults to hospitals


Four men were arrested after a shootout in Harvey that injured a two-year-old boy, two toddler girls and two adult women early Monday morning.

All of the victims are expected to survive, including a child who was reportedly shot several times.

WGNO’s Jon Huffman reports is was a bloody scene after three men burst into an apartment on Lapalco Blvd, sprayed the building with bullets, then led police on a chase across the Crescent City Connection bridge and ended near the Superdome.

“The children apparently were sleeping in the living room area,” said Col. John Fortunato. “There was a knock at the door. When one of the adults responded to the door … they answered and said it was the police. Within moments, a number of shots rang out.”

The three men jumped into a car and sped away from the shooting scene. Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Deputies working another call…

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