NEW ORLEANS -- A 32-year-old woman is in critical condition after she was shot in the head by her 12-year-old son on Wednesday, July 3.
The shooting occurred in the 1400 block of South Roman Street around 7:30 a.m. on July 3, according to the NOPD.
Responding officers found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound at the residence.
She was rushed to a hospital, where she was listed in critical condition.
Officers recovered a semi-automatic handgun and a spent shell casing in the boy's bedroom, according to the NOPD.
The 12-year-old boy was arrested at the scene and charged with attempted second degree murder.