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Two people were injured in a double shooting Thursday in Central City, New Orleans police said.

Around 6:45 p.m., a woman told police that she and a man had been shot while standing on the corner of Third and Saratoga streets, the New Orleans Police Department said in a news release. After the shooting, the suspect fled toward Daneel Street, police said.

The male victim sustained a gunshot wound to the head and was transported to a hospital in critical condition. The woman sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the knee and was transported to a hospital.

Detective Christopher Puccio is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 504-658-6060.