A man who was brought to the hospital in critical condition after being wounded last week during a drive-by shooting in Algiers has died from his injuries, the Orleans Parish coroner’s office said.
Christopher Petty, 30, of Harvey was one of three people shot about 7 p.m. on Oct. 23 near Copernicus Street and Mardi Gras Boulevard.
He died about 5 p.m. Saturday at Interim LSU Public Hospital from his injuries, said John Gagliano, the coroner’s chief investigator.
Willie Boudreaux, 31, was pronounced dead at the hospital a short time after the shooting. A 14-year-old girl was treated for a gunshot wound to her leg.
Witnesses told police that a silver late-model vehicle pulled up alongside the victims’ car and someone in it opened fire before speeding away.
Police have not identified a suspect or motive.
Homicide Detective Joe Jefferson is leading the investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.