Tiffany Davis pulled a gun and opened fire, shooting the other parent of her 6-year-old child and a second person, NOPD reported.
NEW ORLEANS – The Saturday morning shooting in the St. Roch neighborhood, in which three people were hospitalized, occurred during the transfer of custody of a six-year-old child, initial reports from the investigation said on Sunday.
Tiffany Davis, 28, was arrested in connection with the shooting, according to the New Orleans Police Department’s Major Crime Log – a daily update on serious crimes that may change as the investigation progresses.
During the custody swap, Davis and others had a verbal argument that escalated to the triple shoot.
Davis pulled a gun and opened fire, shooting the other parent of her 6-year-old child and a second person, NOPD reported.
A third victim was also shot, but NOPD did not confirm the age of the third victim. The officials said the victim was female.
According to Major Delikt Log, the third victim was with Davis during the custody transfer. Previous NOPD reports of the shooting said the third victim was shot in the arm and shoulder.
The shooting took place on Elysian Fields Avenue near I-610. Investigators were investigating a crime scene at a Burger King in the area.
Earlier reports from the NOPD Public Affairs Department said a man and woman were being rushed from the crime scene to the hospital by paramedics with the New Orleans Emergency Medical Service.
The man was shot in the leg and abdomen, the woman in the butt. The victim, whose age was not confirmed, was
The investigation into the shootings is ongoing.
While NOPD investigators continue to search for clues at the crime scene and speak to people who may have known, seen or heard something to find out who shot the victims, how and why, the investigation is far from complete, but police said that she would be willing to do so from people with information.
Anyone willing to share information that may help the police investigate can call CrimeStoppers at 504.822.1111 or toll free 1.877.903.7867
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