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NOPD: 2 shot at Mardi Gras party in New Orleans East

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Two men were shot on Mardi Gras night in New Orleans East while attending a party, police say.

The shooting happened around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 5200 block of Lakeview Court.

Officers say that the victims were attending a party when an argument ensued. A suspect fired several shots, striking two victims.

A victim was transported to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds to the body. Police say that a second victim arrived at the hospital a short time later. The victims have not been identified.

Witnesses have described the suspect as a short, black man in a black jacket.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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