Three injured in West Bank shootings, and other New Orleans-area police news

Two men shot in Algiers incidents

Two men were injured in separate shooting incidents in Algiers on Tuesday, according to officials with the New Orleans Police Department.

Officer Frank Robertson, a Police Department spokesman, said officers were called to the first shooting in the 1400 block of Elizardi Boulevard about 3 p.m. There, they found a 20-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the foot. He was transported to the hospital in stable condition, according to Robertson.

About 10:30 p.m., a man was shot in the finger in the 3900 block of Jennifer Street, according to Officer Garry Flot. No additional details were available.

Man shot in Marrero on Christmas morning

A man was shot early Wednesday morning in Marrero, according to records from the Jefferson Parish 911 Headquarters. Authorities were dispatched to the 6500 block of Westbank Expressway about 2:30 a.m., where they found the man suffering from a nonlife-threatening gunshot wound. No additional information was available.

Man robbed Monday by three juveniles

New Orleans police arrested three juveniles Monday for armed robbery, according to a Police Department news release.

About 6:45 p.m., detectives responded to an armed robbery call in the 1400 block of South Carrollton Avenue.

The victim told police he was walking when he was approached by three juvenile males. One of the juveniles struck the victim with a glass bottle, while another punched him multiple times in the face while shouting, “Give me the money.”

The juveniles stole the man’s cellphone.

Detectives found the juveniles walking on Oak Street and located the cellphone on the ground near them. The juveniles were positively identified by the victim, after which they were transported to a juvenile detention facility.

Attempted robbery reported in Uptown

A man tried to rob an Uptown woman of her cellphone Saturday while she was watering her plants, according to a news release from the New Orleans Police Department.

Officers were called to the 2500 block of Nashville Street about 2 p.m.

The victim said she was on her front porch, watering her plants and talking on her cellphone, when a man pointed a gun at her and demanded the phone.

The victim threw a glass of water on the man and ran inside to call 911.

The man fled.

He was described by the victim as a black male, between the ages of 16 and 18, and approximately 5-foot-6 with a dark complexion and dreadlocks.