Toddler girl drowns in Marrero pool
A 2-year-old girl drowned in a swimming pool during a family gathering in Marrero on Saturday, according to Glen Boyd, a spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Boyd said deputies were dispatched to the 5100 block of Randolph Street about 6:10 p.m. Saturday. When they arrived, family members had already pulled Natalie Gandy from the bottom of an above-ground pool.
Boyd said the deputies and the family performed CPR until the girl was taken by EMS to West Jefferson Medical Center, but she was pronounced dead about an hour later.
Man shot Sunday in stable condition
A man was shot Sunday afternoon in Algiers, according to Officer Frank Robertson, a spokesman for the New Orleans Police Department.
Robertson said the shooting happened about noon in the 2100 block of Westbend Parkway.
He said a 35-year-old man was shot multiple times in the body.
The man was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition, according to Robertson.