An 8-year-old boy was wounded by a stray bullet fired from outside his home on Saturday evening, and a 28-year-old man was shot in the buttocks in a separate incident Sunday morning near Eagle Street in Carrollton, New Orleans police said.
Two men were walking in the 1900 block of Annunciation Street in the River Garden development about 8:15 p.m. Saturday when a blue SUV pulled up and someone began firing at them, according to the initial police report. One of the bullets went through the wall of a house and hit an 8-year-old boy in the foot. He was taken to a hospital in a private vehicle.
On Cohn Street near Eagle, a 28-year-old man was shot in the buttocks about 4 a.m. by people firing from a white vehicle, according to the report in that case.
The victims’ injuries in both cases are not believed to be life-threatening, police said.