Gunfire injures 66-year-old woman on Canal Street UPDATED

A 66-year-old woman sustained a gunshot wound following an argument on Canal Street Sunday morning, according to New Orleans Police.

NOPD officials said the incident occurred at about 10:32 a.m. in the 700 block of Canal Street.

Two unknown Black males were arguing outside where the incident occurred when one suspect produced a gun and fired a shot, hitting the victim once, police said.

The woman was transported to a local hospital, where she was listed in stable condition, according to the NOPD. Neither the victim, nor the suspect were identified by police.

Update 10/8/23: reported that New Orleans Police on Thursday arrested 26-year-old Darron Blue in connection to the shooting. Blue was booked into Orleans Parish Justice Center on suspicion of one count each of negligent injury and possession of a firearm by a felon.