Residents of 8th Avenue, New Orleans, St. Michael have joined the calls for an end to gun violence as they spoke of their alarm over a shooting there last night.

The police say about 11:45 PM a man was standing in the doorway of  a house when an unknown person fired at him striking him in his back.

He was taken to the hospital by ambulance personnel.

Today residents recounted last night’s events.

The shooting occurred on the steps of a residence that also houses the Community Vibes High School that’s operated by New Orleans Community activist Glen Harvey.

Mr. Harvey voiced his own concerns about what transpired.

 

 

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